Henry's Elfin

Callophrys henrici

Genus Callophrys
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Occurrence   Connecticut River Valley eastward - resident
Abundance Uncommon to fairly common
Flight Period Mid-April to mid-June
Notes Usually found in very low numbers at any given locality
Overwintering Pupa
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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Bruce de Graaf - 5/3/2015
Milton, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Mark Rainey - 4/14/2012
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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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
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Tom Whelan - 4/30/2006
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Garry Kesser - 5/3/2015
Milton, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Greg Dysart - 5/2/2014
Canton, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Mark Rainey - 5/01/2011
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Michael Newton - 5/1/2015
Natick, MA

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Henry's Elfin

Photo by Mark Rainey - 5/24/2015
Ashburnham, MA

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