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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
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)".

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".

Further Reading

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