Status in Nova Scotia
Breeds. An isolated population exists in Inverness Co., Cape Breton.
Late July to early August.
Fens where the larval food plant grows.
Shrubby Cinquefoil, Potentilla fruticosa
Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Similar to Maritime Copper
but smaller, and habitat completely different.
The Journal of the Acadian Entomological Society published a paper on the first record of this species in Nova Scotia. You can read it on-line,