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Satyr Comma - Polygonia satyrus
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Satyr Comma - Bible Hill - 2005-06-14
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Scarce. 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
Mid-April to late August. Very little data.

Boreal forest.

Larval Foodplants
Nettles, Urtica sp.

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Other anglewings, especially Eastern Comma and Question Mark.

This species is also known as the "Satyr Anglewing".

Satyr Comma - Bible Hill, 2005-06-14
Satyr Comma - Bible Hill - 2005-06-14
Photo © Peter Payzant