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Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
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Hoary Comma - Moncton, NB - 2008-07-25
Photo © Jim Edsall
Status in Nova Scotia
Extremely rare. The "General Status Ranks of Wild Species in Nova Scotia" list this species' status as Yellow: Sensitive to human activities or natural events.

Flight Period
Late August - very little data.

Boreal forest.

Larval Foodplants

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Similar to Grey Comma.

Unlike other anglewings, this species is sometimes found feeding at flowers.

Hoary Comma - Tabusintac Hill, NB, 2009-08-04
Hoary Comma - Tabusintac Hill, NB - 2009-08-04
Photo © Jim Edsall
Hoary Comma - Little Escadelloc River, NB, 2010-08-02
Hoary Comma - Little Escadelloc River, NB - 2010-08-02
Photo © Jim Edsall