Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)

Found from the Great Lakes to the northeastern coast of North America from New Jersey north well into Canada, Bog Coppers are found almost exclusively in cranberry bog habitats. Conservation of these habitats is essential.
Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe) Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe) Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)
Campobello Park, New Brunswick, Canada
6 July 2011

Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe) Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011
Campobello Park, New Brunswick, Canada
6 July 2011

Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe) Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)

Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

Large Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
Alleghany Co., NC
1 July 2006

Cranberries are the caterpillar foodplants for Bog Coppers.


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