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Bog Copper - Lycaena epixanthe
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Bog Copper - Pockwock, NS - 2012-07-04
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Fairly common, can be abundant in suitable habitat.

Flight Period
Mid-June to late August.

Habitat
Acid bogs.

Larval Foodplants
Cranberries (Vaccinium spp.).

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
None.

Bog Copper - Chebucto Head, 2012-07-15
Bog Copper - Chebucto Head - 2012-07-15
2012-07-15
Photo © Peter Payzant
Bog Copper - Duncan's Cove, NS, 2009-07-19
Bog Copper - male - Duncan's Cove, NS - 2009-07-19
2009-07-19
Photo © Phil Schappert
Bog Copper - Pockwock Road, NS, 2008-07-12
Bog Copper - Pockwock Road, NS - 2008-07-12
2008-07-12
Photo © Phil Schappert
Bog Copper - Fancy Lake, NS, 2009-07-31
Bog Copper - Fancy Lake, NS - 2009-07-31
2009-07-31
Photo © Phil Schappert