Polygonia satyrus

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Polygonia satyrus
Satyr Comma, Quetico.jpg
Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
Satyr Comma, Ottawa.jpg
Underside, Ottawa, Ontario
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Polygonia
Species: P. satyrus
Binomial name
Polygonia satyrus
(W.H. Edwards, 1869)
Synonyms
  • Nymphalis satyrus

Polygonia satyrus, the satyr comma, is a North American butterfly of the nymphalid family. It is primarily found in western Canada, where it is locally common. It bears a resemblance to Polygonia comma, the eastern comma, with which it is frequently confused.

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