Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)

Statewide in NC and generally uncommon to locally common, this species is found in weedy areas, fallow fields, vacant lots, brackish marshes, and gardens. It has 3 broods and may be found on the wing from April through September.
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Orange Co., NC
14 Aug 2011


Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Orange Co., NC
14 Aug 2011
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Orange Co., NC
14 Aug 2011

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Ashe Co., NC
29 Apr 2007

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Starr Co., TX
17 Oct 2004
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Female
Orange Co., NC
20 Apr 2006

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Washington Co., NC
30 June 2006
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Male courting a female
Orange Co., NC
20 Apr 2006
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Male courting a female
Orange Co., NC
20 Apr 2006

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)

While the sootywing on the upper right is nectaring on Verbena, the one on the lower left is in the clutches of a crab spider.

Pettigrew State Park, NC
17 June 2001

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
La Grulla, Starr Co., TX
17 Oct 2004
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
14 July 2013

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
12 May 2015
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
12 May 2015

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
22 July 2014

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 Sep 2013
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
2 Sep 2013

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus) Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
11 Aug 2014
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Top House Seed Farm, Missoula Co., MT
25 May 2016

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
26 July 2017


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