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Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius) 40 mm light brown Hesperiid butterfly with contrasting bands and transparent (white) spots.  Habitat:  Meadowy clearing at the edge of dense mixed hardwood forest. Erynnis horatius,Geotagged,Horaces duskywing,Summer,United States,butterflies,butterfly,hesperiid,hesperiidae,skipper Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)

40 mm light brown Hesperiid butterfly with contrasting bands and transparent (white) spots. Habitat: Meadowy clearing at the edge of dense mixed hardwood forest.

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  1. Beautiful series of moths, Lisa! Posted one year ago

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''Erynnis horatius'', the Horace's duskywing, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found from Massachusetts, west to eastern South Dakota, south through most of the eastern United States to Florida, the Gulf Coast, and southern Texas, south in the west through south-eastern Utah, Colorado, north-eastern Arizona, and New Mexico. It is listed as a species of special concern in the US state of Connecticut.

Fringes are brown. Upperside of male forewing is dark brown with little.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded May 30, 2018. Captured Aug 27, 2017 10:28 in 381 Dally Cove Rd, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm