Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240461

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: August 19, 2019
Submitted by: sandyleapt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ampelos group? Nectaring on Queen Anne's Lace. Saw more than 20 individuals, most patrolling and a few perched or nectaring, along a quarter to half mile stretch of the trail between the oak savannah area and the edge of the woods. They favored a habitat of tall, dry grass and weeds in bright sunlight. Beautiful. Also many, 50+ uncooperative, unidentifiable skippers.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 14, 2019
Coordinator notes: ampelos group=Northwest Ringlet-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Washington County