Coenonympha oedippus

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False ringlet
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Genus: Coenonympha
Species: C. oedippus
Binomial name
Coenonympha oedippus
(Fabricius, 1787)
Underside of a female

Coenonympha oedippus, the false ringlet, is a species of butterfly in the subfamily Satyridae.[2] It is found in Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Mongolia, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, and Ukraine. It is extirpated from Bulgaria, Germany, and Slovakia.

The false ringlet is endangered and is extirpated from some lands.


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Coenonympha oedippus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T5100A11114955. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T5100A11114955.en. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Coenonympha Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms