Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)

Bog Copper ( Lycaena epixanthe )

Havelock, ON 2013/06/27

Bog Copper ( Lycaena epixanthe )

Male - Parc La Verendrye, QC 2014/07/18

Bog Copper ( Lycaena epixanthe )

Female - Ottawa, ON 2013/06/30

Bog Copper ( Lycaena epixanthe )

Parc La Verendrye, QC 2016/08/19

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Cuivré des tourbières

This tiny butterfly tends to fly just above the bog vegetation and can be difficult to see.

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )