Status in Nova Scotia
Usually widespread and fairly common.
Early May to mid-June
Acid bogs, barrens, conifer woods.
) such as Blueberries (Vaccinium
spp.), Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursae
), Leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata
) and Labrador Tea (Ledum groenlandicum
Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Superficially similar to all of our Elfins, but distinguished by a relatively plain brown or reddish-brown underwing colour.