Arctic Ringlet

Arctic Ringlet
Arctic Ringlet
Museum specimens.Langham collection.Ulster Museum.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Erebia
Species: Arctic Ringlet
Binomial name
Erebia disa
(Thunberg, 1791)

The Arctic Ringlet (Erebia disa) is a member of the Satyrinae subfamily of Nymphalidae. It is associated with wet muskeg and bogs in subarctic and arctic climates, and is often found near the tree-line. The larva winters twice.

It is found in Arctic Europe, Sajan, Irkutsk, Yakutsk, Yablonoi and Arctic North America.

External links

  • CBIF Disa Alpine Canadian site