Little Wood Satyr

Megisto cymela

Genus Megisto
Subfamily Satyrs
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Common to abundant
Flight Period Mid-May to early August
Notes May occur in hundreds or more in suitable habitat
Overwintering Larva
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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Tom Whelan - 2001

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Tom Whelan - 2002

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/23/2001
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo © Marj Rines - 6/6/2001
Northeastern University Campus, Burlington

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Frank Model - 6/14/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Frank Model - 7/1/2007
Amherst
Note missing spot on hindwing.

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Frank Model - 7/1/2007
Amherst

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2007
Cummington

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Little Wood Satyr

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 6/5/2007
Cummington

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