Henry's Elfin

Callophrys henrici

Genus Callophrys
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
All Massachusetts Species
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Occurrence   "East of the CT River Valley, except the Islands- resident"
Abundance Uncommon; maximum 8
Flight Period April 15 - June 7
Notes Usually found in very low numbers at any given locality
Overwintering Pupa
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website
More info Butterflies of Massachusetts Website
Online movie This species appears in the movie named 'April Elfins' on the Butterfly Photos page.

Henry's Elfin

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 5/5/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Henry's Elfin

Photo © Marj Rines - 4/21/2002
Great Meadows, Lexington

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/12/2004
Petersham

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Tom Whelan - 4/22/2005
Great Meadows, Lexington

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Tom Whelan - 4/30/2006
Great Meadows, Arlington

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