Elfins of Martha's Vineyard

Four species in this group of butterflies are known from Martha's Vineyard. All are small, brown butterflies that fly in the early spring (mid-April through about the third week of May, though lingering individuals can persist much longer). Look for them in open habitat dominated by our native ...more ↓

Eastern Pine Elfin 1
Callophrys niphon
Brown Elfin 1
Callophrys augustinus
Hoary Elfin 1
Callophrys polios
Frosted Elfin 1
Callophrys irus

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