Bog Elfin

Callophrys lanoraieensis

Genus Callophrys
Subfamily Hairstreaks
Family Gossamer-wings
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Occurrence   Worcester County
Abundance Very rare
Flight Period Late May - early June
Notes One of the great mysterious butterflies of the Northeast
Overwintering Pupa
More info Massachusetts Butterfly Atlas Website
More info Butterflies of Massachusetts Website
Bog Elfin is listed as a 'Threatened' species in Massachusetts. If you find specimens of this species, please take a photograph, note your location carefully, and use Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Vernal Pool & Rare Species reporting system to report your sighting.
More information on Bog Elfin from Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.

Bog Elfin

Photo by Bruce de Graaf - 5/27/2013
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/30/2004
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Dave Small - 5/29/1999
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Garry Kessler - 5/21/2013
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Frank Model - 6/6/2007
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 5/30/2006
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Mark Rainey - 5/24/2015
Worcester County, MA

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Bog Elfin

Photo by Bruce de Graaf - 5/27/2013
Worcester County, MA

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