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Jutta Arctic Butterfly Hanging out on Cotton Grass (Eriophorum angustifolium), a Jutta Arctic (Oeneis jutta ssp. ascerta) butterfly at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755. Canada,Geotagged,Jutta Arctic,Mer Bleue Conservation Area,Oeneis jutta,Oeneis jutta ascerta,Ontario,Ottawa,Ramsar wetland,Spring,butterfly Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Jutta Arctic Butterfly

Hanging out on Cotton Grass (Eriophorum angustifolium), a Jutta Arctic (Oeneis jutta ssp. ascerta) butterfly at the Mer Bleue Conservation Area, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Ramsar site no. 755.

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''Oeneis jutta'', the Jutta Arctic or Baltic grayling, is a species of butterfly in the subfamily Satyrinae with a Circumboreal distribution. It occurs in bogs and tundra in the north of Europe, the Baltic states, the Urals, Siberia, northern Kazakhstan, the Russian Far East, northern Mongolia, northeastern China, North Korea, and northern North America . Larvae feed on ''Carex'' and ''Eriophorum'', possibly also ''Glyceria'', ''Molinia'', and ''Juncus''. ''Ledum palustre'' is the preferred nectar.. more

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Uploaded Nov 27, 2018. Captured May 21, 2012 03:31 in Dolman Ridge Rd, Orléans, ON K1C 7G4, Canada.
  • FE47,X43
  • f/4.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO100
  • 7.7mm