Woodland ringlet - Erebia medusa


Family: Satyridae

Flight Time: May-August

Size: mm

Altitude: 300-2300m

  Underside plain brown, with the same bright orange ringed eyespots.

Mark Ogden took this photo in Bulgaria.

Fact File

Similar Species Foodplants Habitat Distribution


Grasses Diverse, Grassy clearings

Woodland ringlet distribution.


Early Stages




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