Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)

This species can be difficult to separate from Horace's Duskywing. The latter begins flying later in the Spring and continues flying into the Summer, whereas Juvenal's Duskywings are done flying by the beginning of June (in NC). Juvenal's Duskywings have more grayish "overscaling" on the dorsal wing surfaces (Horace's lack this), and Juvenal's usually show two whitish spots, which Horace's lacks, below the leading edge of the underhindwing near the apex . Also, Juvenal's females generally are less boldly patterned than Horace's.
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Craven Co., NC
12 Apr 2006
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Craven Co., NC
12 Apr 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis), Female
Buncombe Co., NC
29 Apr 2006
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis), Female
Buncombe Co., NC
29 Apr 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Craven Co., NC
12 Apr 2006
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Craven Co., NC
12 Apr 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Haywood Co., NC
15 Apr 2006

Note two subapical hindwing spots


Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Blackwood Division, Duke Forest
Orange Co., NC
15 April 2004
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Shocco Creek Gamelands, Franklin Co., NC
18 April 2004

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Note the two white sub-apical hindwing spots
Weymouth Woods State Park, Moore Co., NC
10 April 2004
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Weymouth Woods State Park, Moore Co., NC
10 April 2004

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Occoneechee State Natural Area, Orange Co., NC
21 March 2004
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Occoneechee State Natural Area, Orange Co., NC
21 March 2004

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Clay Co., NC
22 May 2005
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Orange Co., NC
20 Mar 2005

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Haywood Co., NC
13 May 2005
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Carteret Co., NC
12 Apr 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Orange Co., NC
17 Apr 2006
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Durham Co., NC
2 May 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Macon Co., NC
12 May 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Madison Co., NC
9 Apr 2012
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Madison Co., NC
9 Apr 2012

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Weymouth Woods, Moore Co., NC
31 Mar 2016

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Macon Co., NC
12 May 2006
Probably a Juvenal's...
Orange Co., NC
5 Apr 2006

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis) Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis), Male
Scotland Co., NC
10 April 2004
Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Durham Co., NC
10 Apr 2008

Juvenal's Duskywings (Erynnis juvenalis)
Durham Co., NC
10 Apr 2008

Enjoying a tasty pile of dung.


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