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Photo#550396
Satyr Comma? - Polygonia comma

Satyr Comma? - Polygonia comma
Itasca County, Minnesota, USA
July 22, 2011
I wasn't able to get a photo with the wings open. Is this enough to ID it? It looks like we might be on the western edge of the range for Satyr Comma.

This is an Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma
Hoary Comma (P. gracilis) is gray below with a somewhat different pattern, and the "comma mark" is smaller and "L" -shaped.

Moved from ID Request.

Jagged wing edges
In your location, the commas you might see are Eastern, Satyr, Green, Hoary, and Gray. The "comma" of the Gray is very thin, yours is thick, so it's not a Gray. The Eastern and Satyr have smoother wing edges, and yours is very jagged, so it's not Eastern or Satyr. The Green Comma often (not always) has obvious green submarginal spots, which I don't see in yours. So, by process of elimination, I vote for Hoary Comma.

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