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.