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Butterflies of Mexico, USA & Canada
Hayden's Ringlet
Coenonympha haydenii  EDWARDS, 1872
Family - NYMPHALIDAE
subfamily - SATYRINAE
Tribe - SATYRINI
subtribe -
Coenonympha haydenii  Teton Pass, Wyoming, USA Frank Model
Introduction
There are 45 Coenonympha species worldwide. The genus is centred on Europe and temperate Asia but there are 4 species in North America - tullia, nipisiquit, california and haydenii.
Coenonympha haydenii is found in Wyoming and Montana, USA.
Habitats
This species is found on open grasslands, in alpine meadows and pastures, and in large open glades in coniferous woodland.
Lifecycle
The larva is yellowish-green with a series of thin white lateral and dorsal stripes. It feeds on grasses but the species do not appear to be recorded.
Adult behaviour

Both sexes nectar at a wide range of flowers.

 

 

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