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Green Comma - Polygonia faunus
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Green Comma - New Scotland Rd., NB - 2009-05-12
Photo © Jim Edsall
Status in Nova Scotia
Not common.

Flight Period
Early April to mid-June (over-wintered adults) and then early August to late September.

Boreal forest.

Larval Foodplants
Birch, also willows, alders and blueberries.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Other anglewings.

This is thought to be the most numerous of the anglewings in the Maritimes.

Green Comma - Lipsett Brook Rd., NB, 2009-07-28
Green Comma - Lipsett Brook Rd., NB - 2009-07-28
Photo © Jim Edsall