Widespread New England immigrant.

Bob Barber bob at vertigo.hsrl.rutgers.edu
Sat Apr 25 21:54:22 EDT 1998


Your picture is a Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia), and is a species
that is certainly increasing in abundance, and expanding it's range.  I
think it was once confined to Canada, but is now found as far south as
southern NY, and northern NJ.


Bob Barber <bob at vertigo.hsrl.rutgers.edu>
Rutgers University - Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory -Histology/Pathology
New Jersey  USA
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