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Coenonympha gardetta darwiniana 01 (HS).JPG
Coenonympha darwiniana imago
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Tribe: Satyrini
Subtribe: Coenonymphina
Genus: Coenonympha
Hübner, 1819
Coenonympha Species

Numerous, see text.

Coenonympha is a butterfly genus. It belongs to the Coenonymphina, a subtribe of the "browns" (Satyrinae). The latter are a subfamily of the brush-footed butterflies (Nymphalidae). As a rule, Palearctic species are colloquially called "heaths", while Nearctic ones are called "ringlets". Neither term is limited to members of this genus, however.

Selected species[edit]

Listed alphabetically.[1]



  1. ^ See references in Savela (2008)


  • Savela, Markku (2008): Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and some other life forms – Coenonympha. Version of 2008-JAN-23. Retrieved 2008-JUL-31.