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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Lepidoptera > Family: Nymphalidae > Genus: Coenonympha > Species: Coenonympha oedippus

False Ringlet - Coenonympha oedippus (Fabricius, 1787)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 88 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • cropland
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1071


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FR5200649 France Vallée du Loir de Vaas à Bazouges Map
FR5400417 France Vallée du Né et ses principaux affluents Map
FR5400422 France Landes de Touverac - Saint-Vallier Map
FR5400437 France Landes de Montendre Map
FR5402008 France Haute vallée de la Seugne en amont de pons et affluents Map
FR5402010 France Vallées du Lary et du Palais Map
FR7200663 France Vallée de la Nizonne Map
FR7200671 France Vallées de la Double Map
FR7200681 France Zones humides de l'arrière dune du littoral girondin Map
FR7200684 France Marais de Braud-et-Saint-Louis et de Saint-Ciers-sur-Gironde Map
FR7200685 France Vallée et palus du Moron Map
FR7200696 France Domaine départemental d'Hostens Map
FR7200697 France Boisements à chênes verts des dunes du littoral girondin Map
FR7200702 France Forêts dunaires de la Teste-de-Buch Map
FR7200708 France Lagunes de Saint-Magne et Louchats Map
FR7200714 France Zones humides de l'arrière dune des pays de Born et de Buch Map
FR7200715 France Zones humides de l'ancien étang de Lit-et-Mixe Map
FR7200716 France Zones humides de l'Étang de Léon Map
FR7200717 France Zones humides de l'arrière dune du Marensin Map
FR7200727 France Tourbière de Mées Map
FR7200739 France Vallée de l'Avance Map
FR7200766 France Vallon du Clamondé Map
FR7200782 France Tourbière de Louvie-Juzon Map
FR7200797 France Réseau hydrographique du Gat Mort et du Saucats Map
FR7200805 France Réseau hydrographique des Jalles de Saint-Médard et d'Eysines Map
FR7200806 France Réseau hydrographique du Midou et du Ludon Map
FR7300936 France Tourbière et lac de Lourdes Map
FR8201637 France Marais de Lavours Map
FR8201740 France Hauts de Chartreuse Map
FR8201771 France Forêts alluviales et lônes du Haut Rhône Map
HUFH30005 Hungary Hanság Map
IT1110079 Italy La Mandria Map
IT1110081 Italy Monte Musiné e Laghi di Caselette Map
IT1120002 Italy Bosco della Partecipanza di Trino Map
IT1120004 Italy Baraggia di Rovasenda Map
IT1130003 Italy Baraggia di Candelo Map
IT1150002 Italy Lagoni di Mercurago Map
IT1150007 Italy Baraggia di Piano Rosa Map
IT1150008 Italy Baraggia di Bellinzago Map
IT2010006 Italy Lago di Biandronno Map
IT2010007 Italy Palude Brabbia Map
IT2010014 Italy Turbigaccio, Boschi di Castelletto e Lanca di Bernate Map
IT2070021 Italy Valvestino Map
IT2080002 Italy Basso corso e sponde del Ticino Map
IT2080301 Italy Boschi del Ticino Map
IT3310010 Italy Risorgive del Vinchiaruzzo Map
IT3310012 Italy Bosco Torrate Map
IT3320022 Italy Quadri di Fagagna Map
IT3320026 Italy Risorgive dello Stella Map
IT3320028 Italy Palude Selvote Map
IT3320031 Italy Paludi di Gonars Map
IT3320033 Italy Bosco Boscat Map
IT3320034 Italy Boschi di Muzzana Map
IT3330007 Italy Cavana di Monfalcone Map
PLC200004 Poland Puszcza Białowieska Map
HUKN20003 Hungary Felső-kiskunsági turjánvidék Map
IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
FR7200689 France Vallées de la Saye et du Meudon Map
SI3000168 Slovenia Črna dolina pri Grosuplju Map
IT2070402 Italy Alto Garda Bresciano Map
BG0000242 Bulgaria Zaliv Chengene skele Map
PLH060025 Poland Dolina Sieniochy Map
SI3000198 Slovenia Lijak Map
IT3340006 Italy Carso Triestino e Goriziano Map
SI3000141 Slovenia Duplica Map
PLH060024 Poland Torfowisko Sobowice Map
IT3311001 Italy Magredi di Pordenone Map
SI3000271 Slovenia Ljubljansko barje Map
SI3000276 Slovenia Kras Map
SI3000125 Slovenia Kožbana Map
HUDI20051 Hungary Turjánvidék Map
SI3000139 Slovenia Stržene luže Map
SI3000212 Slovenia Slovenska Istra Map
BG0000271 Bulgaria Mandra - Poda Map
PLH060067 Poland Kamień Map
AT1220000 Austria Feuchte Ebene - Leithaauen Map
AT3309000 Austria Tiroler Lech Map
AT3408000 Austria Bangs - Matschels Map
HR2000543 Croatia Vlažne livade uz potok Bračana (Žonti) Map
HR2000545 Croatia Vlažne livade kod Marušića Map
HR2000546 Croatia Vlažne livade uz Jugovski potok (Štrcaj) Map
HR2000619 Croatia Mirna i šire područje Butonige Map
HR2001015 Croatia Pregon Map
HR2000544 Croatia Vlažne livade uz potok Malinska Map
SI3000290 Slovenia Goriška Brda Map
SI3000379 Slovenia Vrhoveljska planina Map
IT3320039 Italy Palude di Racchiuso Map
FR8202010 France Lac du Bourget et marais de Chautagne Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Fadet des Laîches French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
False Ringlet English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Goudooghooibeestje Dutch Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
l'OEdippe French Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Moor-Wiesenvögelchen German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Strzepotek edypus Polish Van Swaay, C.A.M. & Warren, M.S.
Œdipe French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100