Status in Nova Scotia
Extremely rare. The Maritimes Butterfly Atlas
S-rank for this species is "S1?:Extremely rare: May be especially vulnerable to extirpation (typically 5 or fewer occurrences or very few remaining individuals)".
April through mid-October. Two broods.
Gardens and waste places, moist woodlands, along roads.
Stinging nettles (Urtica
spp.), Wood Nettle (Laportea canadensis
), elm (Ulmus
spp.) and Hops(Humulus lupulus
Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Similar to other anglewings, especially Question Mark
and Satyr Comma
This species was not recorded by Ferguson. It is possible that some records may have been misidentified as other species - anglewings are not easy to identify.
The Eastern Comma is also known as the Hop Merchant.