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.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

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