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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)

  • BND: Green Comma; Polygonia faunus (W. H. Edwards, 1862)
  • BNA: Green Comma; Polygonia faunus
  • Habitat: A woodland species of coniferous environments; historic ND records are subject to doubt
  • Larval food: Widely varied references exist for Salix, Populus, Betula, Alnus, Vaccinium, Ribes
  • Adult flight: Univoltine, flying in July
  • References: Royer 141, Opler & Krizek 153, Scott 288
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