Maine Butterflies

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Here are a few butterflies from a trip to northeastern Maine. Enjoy!


Pink-edged Sulphur (Colias interior)
Washington Co., ME
7 July 2011

Note the strong pink edge, single hindwing eyespot, and lack of post-median hindwing black dots.


Pink-edged Sulphur (Colias interior) Pink-edged Sulphur (Colias interior)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

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

'Crowberry' Blue (Plebejus idas empetri)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

This very bright and colorful subspecies of Northern Blue feeds on Crowberry (Empetrum nigrum) and is found in bogs and heaths in Maine & nearby Canadian provinces.


'Crowberry' Blue (Plebejus idas empetri)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011
'Crowberry' Blue (Plebejus idas empetri)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

'Crowberry' Blue (Plebejus idas empetri)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011
'Crowberry' Blue (Plebejus idas empetri)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

Harris's Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011



Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011

White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis arthemis) White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis arthemis)
White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis arthemis)
Washington Co., ME
5 July 2011
same individual

Inornate Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia inornata) Inornate Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia inornata)
'Inornate' Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia inornata)
Washington Co., ME
8 July 2011
'Inornate' Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia inornata)
Hancock Co., ME
9 July 2011

European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola) European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Topsfield Twp., Washington Co, ME
7 July 2011
European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Waltham Twp., Washington Co, ME
9 July 2011

European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola) European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Waltham Twp., Washington Co, ME
9 July 2011
European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)
Waltham Twp., Washington Co, ME
9 July 2011

Long Dash (Polites mystic) Long Dash (Polites mystic)
Long Dash (Polites mystic)
Washington Co., ME
7 July 2011
Long Dash (Polites mystic)
Washington Co., ME
7 July 2011

Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius) Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius)
Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius)
Hancock Co., ME
9 July 2011
Peck's Skipper (Polites peckius)
Hancock Co., ME
9 July 2011

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