Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Nymphalidae)


Couple

Forewing Length: 20-24mm; Wingspan: 38-48mm; Proboscis Length: 8mm
Egg Larva Pupa Imago
July - August August - June May - July June - August
(Earliest: 2.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)

Many Poaceae

Carex panicea
Food:
(Adult)

Many Asteraceae Nectar

Several Rosaceae Nectar

Galium saxatile Nectar

Galeopsis tetrahit Nectar

Hypericum maculatum Nectar?

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar

Valeriana officinalis Nectar

Succisa pratensis Nectar

Chamerion angustifolium Nectar

Trifolium repens Nectar

Erica tetralix Nectar
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Aphantopus hyperantus
UK Butterflies Ringlet
Nature Spot: Ringlet - Aphantopus hyperantus
Lepidoptera and Their Ecology: Aphantopus hyperantus
Lepiforum: Aphantopus hyperantus


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