Eastern Comma

Place name abbreviations: MPEA - Middle Patuxent Environment Area; PRSP - Patuxent River State Park; PVSP - Patapsco River Valley State Park.

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Common name [Link is to BAMONA] (wingspan range in inches) Occurrence level & flight period.
Habitat. Typically visits (for nectaring). Larval host plants.


Eastern Comma (1.75–2.5") Uncommon: Apr, Jun & E-Sep Woods, roads Rotting fruit & sap Nettles, elm, hops
Eastern Comma

Summer form
April 22, 2014
MPEA
Richard Orr

Eastern Comma

Summer form
June 15, 2011
Henryton (PVSP)
Jo Solem

Eastern Comma

Summer form
July 3, 2011
Mount Pleasant
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Comma

September 28, 2011
Ellicott City
Kathy Litzinger

Eastern Comma

October 4, 2009
Western Regional Park
June Tveekrem

Eastern Comma

October 9, 2009
Rockburn Branch Park
Bonnie Ott

Eastern Comma

October 11, 2016
Ellicott City
Jeff Culler

Eastern Comma

March 29, 2012
Gwynn Acres Path
Annette Allor

Sometimes an aberrant form shows up. (Enlarge photo to read text).

Eastern Comma

Chrysalis
September 9, 2013
Pigtail
Jo Solem

Eastern Comma

Chrysalis
September 9, 2013
Pigtail
Jo Solem