Eastern Comma

Polygonia comma

Genus Polygonia
Subfamily True Brushfoots
Family Brushfooted Butterflies
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Variably very uncommon to fairly common
Flight Period Early March to late October
Notes Not yet known as a migrant but any observations are welcomed
Overwintering Adult
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Eastern Comma

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/5/2007
Cummington
Summer Form

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/9/2007
Cummington

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 9/20/2006
Cummington

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 7/20/2005
Cummington

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/15/2004
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Mark Rowden - 7/1/2004
Leicester
Summer Form

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Frank Model - 10/3/2006
Northampton West Meadow

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Frank Model - 10/3/2006
Northampton West Meadow

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Frank Model - 8/16/2005
Amherst

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Eastern Comma

Photo by Frank Model - 6/29/2006
Amherst

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