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Mitchell's Satyr Neonympha mitchellii


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Family: Nymphalidae, Brush-footed Butterflies view all from this family

Dimensions 1 1/2-1 3/4" (38-44 mm).

Endangered Status Two subspecies of the Mitchell's Satyr are on the U.S. Endangered Species List. The northeastern subspecies, also called Mitchell's Satyr, is classified as endangered in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio; and the Saint Francis' Satyr subspecies is classified as endangered in North Carolina. The scarcity of their habitat and the loss of populations to rare butterfly collectors contributed to the decline of both these subspecies.

Habitat Freshwater swamps, marshes & bogs, Meadows & fields.

Range Great Lakes.