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Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
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Hoary Comma - Moncton, NB - 2008-07-25
Photo © Jim Edsall
Status in Nova Scotia
Extremely rare. The "General Status Ranks of Wild Species in Nova Scotia" list this species' status as Yellow: Sensitive to human activities or natural events.

Flight Period
Late August - very little data.

Habitat
Boreal forest.

Larval Foodplants
Currants.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Similar to Grey Comma.

Notes
Unlike other anglewings, this species is sometimes found feeding at flowers.

Hoary Comma - Tabusintac Hill, NB, 2009-08-04
Hoary Comma - Tabusintac Hill, NB - 2009-08-04
2009-08-04
Photo © Jim Edsall
Hoary Comma - Little Escadelloc River, NB, 2010-08-02
Hoary Comma - Little Escadelloc River, NB - 2010-08-02
2010-08-02
Photo © Jim Edsall