Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus)

Peak District local information

When to see: July-August

Where to see: Grassland

Behaviour: Perch/Patrol

Wingspan: 42-52mm

Caterpillar food plant: Cock's-foot (Dactylis glomerata), Common Couch (Elytrigia repens)

Peak District status: Still rather rare with scattered records from the southern part of the Peak District, though expanding slowly northwards through Derbyshire. Seen from late June to late August.

Ringlet butterfly