Salt Marsh Copper (Lycaena dospassosi)

Salt Marsh Copper ( Lycaena dospassosi )

Male - Forillon National Park, QC 03/08/2013

Salt Marsh Copper ( Lycaena dospassosi )

Male - Pabos, QC 06/08/2013

Salt Marsh Copper ( Lycaena dospassosi )

Female - Beresford, NB 08/08/2013

Salt Marsh Copper ( Lycaena dospassosi )

Chandler, QC 06/08/2013

Member of Family: Lycaenidae

French common name: Cuivré des marais salés

As the common name implies, this species can be found in Salt Marshes along the coast of Chaleur Bay.

For further info on this species, refer to the Butterflies of Canada ( en français )

( Note: The Butterflies of Canada uses "Maritime Copper" as the alternate English common name for this butterfly )