Neonympha helicta

Only known from three counties in Alabama but could possible be more widespread.  Formerly, Helicta Satyr was a cryptic species within Georgia Satyr.  Distinguished from Georgia Satyr by more rounded eyespots on lower surface of hindwings and by lack of yellow at the centers of the eyespots.  Similar species: Georgia Satyr and Mitchell's Satyr

Adult - ventral

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