Compton Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis vau-album
Compton Tortoiseshell - Atwood's Brook - 2003-08-26
Photo © Grant Milroy
Status in Nova Scotia
Early April to early June, and then early August to early October.
Willow, birch and poplar.
Similar Species in Nova Scotia
This species seldom visits flowers but is attracted to carrion, animal droppings and fermenting fruit.
Compton Tortoiseshell - Bear's Den Rd., NB - 2010-10-06
Photo © Jim Edsall