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Question Mark - Polygonia interrogationis
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Question Mark - Pockwock Watershed Rd, NS - 2012-09-25
Photo © Phil Schappert
Status in Nova Scotia
Uncommon most years, can be common in some years.

Flight Period
Two overlapping broods: Early June to late August and mid-August to early October.

Habitat
Woodland roads and trails, wooded city parks.

Larval Foodplants
Nettles (Urtica sp.), Elms and Hops (Humulus sp.).

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Other anglewings, especially Eastern Comma and Satyr Comma.

Question Mark - Wolfville, NS, 2012-07-17
Question Mark - Wolfville, NS - 2012-07-17
2012-07-17
Photo © Peter Payzant
Question Mark - Pockwock Road, NS, 2012-07-12
Question Mark - Pockwock Road, NS - 2012-07-12
2012-07-12
Photo © Peter Payzant
Question Mark - Pictou, NS, 2012-07-19
Question Mark - Pictou, NS - 2012-07-19
2012-07-19
Photo © Phil Schappert
Question Mark - Spryfield, NS, 2012-05-24
Question Mark - Spryfield, NS - 2012-05-24
2012-05-24
Photo © Phil Schappert
Question Mark - Newtonville, Kings Co., 2012-07-22
Question Mark - Newtonville, Kings Co. - 2012-07-22
2012-07-22
Photo © Mark Elderkin
Question Mark - Newtonville, Kings Co,, 2012-07-22
Question Mark - Newtonville, Kings Co, - 2012-07-22
2012-07-22
Photo © Mark Elderkin