Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)

Widespread but uncommon (sandhills and lower coastal plain) to very rare (northern mountains) in NC, this species has only two to three broods. Note the lack of a white spot inside the "wrist" of the forewing that Juvenal's and Horace's have.
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco) Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco), Male
Brunswick Co., NC
28 Aug 2004
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco), Female
Carteret Co., NC
26 Aug 2012

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco) Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
New Hanover Co., NC
27 Aug 2005
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Craven Co., NC
26 Aug 2007

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco) Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco) Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Scotland Co., NC
20 Apr 2008
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Scotland Co., NC
20 Apr 2008

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Durham Division Duke Forest, Orange Co., NC
17 Aug 2014
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Richmond Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Richmond Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

This female is laying eggs on Eastern Milkpea (Tephrosia regularis).


Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Richmond Co., NC
4 Aug 2016
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Richmond Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
4 Aug 2016
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
4 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Caldwell Co., NC
23 Aug 2016

Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Power line cut in Orange Co., NC
16 Aug 2009

Some Zarucco Duskywings can be very difficult to distinguish from Wild Indigo Duskywings.




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