Northern Pearly-Eye butterfly – 6/26/13

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/26/13

Observation Time: 5:10 p.m.

Observation Location: near Beaver Brook (near train station tennis courts)

Common Name: Northern Pearly-Eye butterfly

Scientific Name: Enodia anthedon

Comments: These three butterfly species are very similar: Eyed Brown, Appalachian Brown, and Northern Pearly-Eye. All can be found in Sharon.

These two Northern Pearly-eye butterflies were courting.

More Information: Butterflies of Massachusetts

Northern Pearly-Eye Butterfly

Northern Pearly-Eye Butterfly