59.009 .... B&F 1629
Ringlet Aphantopus hyperantus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Status .....The Ringlet is a widespread and common butterfly of grassy sites, along woodland rides and edges, often preferring the more shadier areas than other species. It hasn't always been like this and its present status has been the result of a quite dramatic increase over the past number of decades, so much so, that it is now an occasional (but regular) visitor to many suburban gardens.
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Photographed at Sherwood Forest CP August 2010   Photographed at Eakring Meadows June 2003
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ringlet
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Martin Harvey. Pauline Bradford. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Steve Horne. Nottingham City Council. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Jim Flanagan. Lound Moth Group. NBGRC. Peter Acton. Damian Taylor.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2019

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