A subspecies of the common ringlet, the northwest ringlet is a member of the satyr subfamily of brushfoot butterflies and is a regular sight in the grasslands and plains of the northern western states with a slightly lighter coloration with brighter oranges. This one was found near a lake in the sagebrush desert or rural Grant County in Central Washington.
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