Attributes of Oeneis jutta

Jutta Arctic
Oeneis jutta (Hübner, [1806])

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Satyrinae
Identification: Upperside is gray-brown. Both wings have a broken yellow-orange submarginal band surrounding 2-4 black spots. Underside of hindwing is mottled brown and gray with an obscure median band.
Wing Span: 1 7/8 - 2 5/16 inches (4.8 - 6 cm).
Life History: Males perch on logs and vegetation, and occasionally patrol, to find females. Eggs are scattered near the host plants. In some areas, 2 years are required to complete development; young caterpillars hibernate the first winter, older caterpillars the second.
Flight: One brood from mid-July to early August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Sedges, including cottongrass.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Wet tundra, spruce bogs, lodgepole pine forest.
Range: Holarctic. In North American subarctic habitats from Alaska east across Canada and the northern Great Lakes to Maine. Isolated populations south in the Rocky Mountains to Colorado.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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June 27, 2014 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada July 19, 2014 Details
May 25, 2014 Steven Daniel St Lawrence County, New York, United States May 27, 2014 Details
June 01, 2013 ellenjones6 Franklin County, New York, United States March 21, 2014 Details
June 24, 2013 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States July 19, 2013 Details
June 01, 2013 stormyeyes99 Franklin County, New York, United States June 06, 2013 Details
June 25, 2012 venice kelly Boulder County, Colorado, United States October 05, 2012 Details
May 26, 2012 ET Franklin County, New York, United States July 06, 2012 Details
June 16, 2011 Tommie Rogers Denali Borough, Alaska, United States June 12, 2012 Details
July 16, 2009 sararobinson Yellowstone National Park County, Wyoming, United States March 08, 2012 Details
July 06, 2011 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States January 17, 2012 Details
July 03, 2011 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States January 17, 2012 Details
July 05, 2010 RaisingButterflies.org Summit County, Utah, United States September 14, 2011 Details
June 14, 1996 legacy.reporter (Carr, Thomas) Chippewa County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 01, 1997 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Chippewa County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 13, 1997 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 26, 1998 legacy.reporter (Perkins, Owen A.) Chippewa County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 25, 1999 legacy.reporter (Reinoehl, Jack) Chippewa County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 04, 1999 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Mackinac County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 05, 1999 legacy.reporter (Kriegel, Robert) Luce County, Michigan, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 12, 2003 legacy.reporter (Holt, Stacy) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 31, 2006 legacy.reporter (Pfeiffer, Bryan) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 29, 2007 legacy.reporter (Pfeiffer, Bryan) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 13, 2003 legacy.reporter (Holt, Stacy) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 31, 2004 legacy.reporter (Pfeiffer, Bryan) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 06, 2006 legacy.reporter (Pfeiffer, Bryan) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
June 02, 2003 legacy.reporter (Griggs, Scott; Griggs, Rachael) Essex County, Vermont, United States May 01, 2011 Details
May 21, 2010 Tom Middagh (Yohann Racine) Quebec, Canada March 09, 2011 Details
May 31, 2010 anthony.thomas New Brunswick, Canada January 21, 2011 Details
August 02, 2009 legacy.reporter (Jason Martineau) Washakie County, Wyoming, United States March 09, 2010 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Phillip deMaynadier & Reginald Webster) Piscataquis County, Maine, United States March 09, 2010 Details
May 30, 2007 legacy.reporter (Scott Krych) Cass County, Minnesota, United States June 11, 2008 Details
July 08, 2003 legacy.reporter (Gary Lawson) Carbon County, Montana, United States February 04, 2008 Details
July 12, 2004 legacy.reporter (George Bumann) Park County, Montana, United States February 04, 2008 Details
June 24, 1997 legacy.reporter (F/P) Denali Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
June 22, 1997 legacy.reporter (F/P) Denali Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
May 26, 1999 legacy.reporter (JLH) Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
June 04, 1999 legacy.reporter (JLH) Denali Borough, Alaska, United States January 23, 2008 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coos County, New Hampshire, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Alaska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gilpin County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gunnison County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Larimer County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Routt County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Summit County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Lemhi County, Idaho, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clark County, Idaho, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Fremont County, Idaho, United States December 31, 2004 Details