Frosted Elfin Butterfly – 5/21/14

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/21/14

Observation Time: 2:25 p.m.

Observation Location: undisclosed location in Sharon

Common Name: Frosted Elfin Butterfly

Scientific Name: Callophrys irus

Comments: Frosted elfins are listed as rare by the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program (NHESP).

More Information: See the Boston Globe article on this butterfly.

Frosted Elfin Butterfly