ringlet butterfly

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Related to ringlet butterfly: Aphantopus hyperantus
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Noun1.ringlet butterfly - any of various butterflies belonging to the family Satyridae
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
family Satyridae, Satyridae - a widely distributed family of butterflies common near the edges of woods
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At the conclusion of the Environmental Serial, President Santos was gifted a picture of a new species of ringlet butterfly, Magneuptychia pax (the Peace Butterfly), named in recognition of the ongoing peace process work taking place in Colombia.
Scientists also cite climate change as the reason behind the Brown Argos butterfly, bee orchid and several species of dragonfly expanding their range in the UK, while upland species such as the Mountain Ringlet butterfly have declined.
Delimiting species boundaries and the conservation genetics of the endangered maritime ringlet butterfly (Coenonympha nipisiquit McDunnough).