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Brown Elfin

Callophrys augustinus


Plain grey-brown upperside in the male, slightly more orange in the female. The underside is sharply divided between a distinctive pale chestnut brown on the outer half and a dark brown on the basal half; there is a row of small black spots in the middle of the lighter area.


Wet mixed woods.

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Greg Shchepanek
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Greg Shchepanek

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 10, 2014
Submitted on May 12, 2014

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