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Common ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Common ringlet
Common ringlet

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: gray and orangish
Larval Foods: grasses
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: medium butterfly, orangish on top and gray and orangish underneath. White comma and black and white ring on underside of wings

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 04 Nymphalidae (brushfoots)
SubFamily: 04 Satyrinae (satyrs,wood-nymphs,alpines)
Genus: Coenonympha
Species: tullia

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