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This grid is to provide a quick reference identification guide for those European Erebia ringlets that occur in France. They are all males, as the females may appear very different, often having more and larger ocelli.

The original photographs have been re-oriented, cropped and reduced, so are of lower quality. Erebia species are also often very difficult to photograph as they normally have a habit of settling low in the grass.

Lesser Mountain Ringlet (Erebia melampus) Blind Ringlet (Erebia pharte) Sudeten Ringlet (Erebia sudetica lioranus)
Common Brassy Ringlet (Erebia cassioides) Ottoman Brassy Ringlet (Erebia ottomana) Pyrenees Brassy Ringlet (Erebia rondoui)
Arran Brown (Erebia ligea) Scotch Argus (Erebia aethiops) Gavarnie Ringlet (Erebia gorgone)
Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale adyte) Large Ringlet (Erebia euryale euryale) Piedmont Ringlet (Erebia meolans)
False Mnestra Ringlet (Erebia aethiopella) Mnestra's Ringlet (Erebia mnestra) Piedmont Ringlet (Erebia meolans bejarensis)
Yellow-spotted Ringlet (Erebia manto manto) Yellow-spotted Ringlet (Erebia manto constans) Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron fauveaui)
Almond-eyed Ringlet (Erebia alberganus) Woodland Ringlet (Erebia medusa) Mountain Ringlet (Erebia epiphron aetheria)
Spring Ringlet (Erebia epistygne) de Prunner's Ringlet (Erebia triaria) Silky Ringlet (Erebia gorge gorge)
Bright-eyed Ringlet (Erebia oeme oeme) Bright-eyed Ringlet (Erebia oeme spodia) Silky Ringlet (Erebia gorge erynis)
Marbled Ringlet (Erebia montana) Autumn Ringlet (Erebia neoridas) Sooty Ringlet (Erebia pluto pluto)
Dewy Ringlet (Erebia pandrose) False Dewy Ringlet (Erebia sthennyo) Sooty Ringlet (Erebia pluto oreas)