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Ypthima asterope (Klug, 1832)

Имаго  Ypthima asterope


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Nymphalidae subfamily Satyrinae tribe Ypthimini genus Ypthima → species Ypthima asterope

Species name(s)

Ypthima asterope (Klug, 1832) = Hipparchia asterope Klug, 1832 = Ypthima alemola Swinhoe, 1885 = Ypthima complexiva Swinhoe, 1886 = hereroica Grünberg, 1910 = merlenii Kattulas & Koutsaftikis, 1976.

African Ringlet


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors


Имаго  Ypthima asterope

Detailed information with references


  • Greece. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Dodecanese Islands, Cyprus, North Aegean. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Cynodon, captive caterpillars can eat Poa and other representatives of the Gramineae. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Ypthima asterope


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Natalia Aksenova.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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