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Erynnis - Erynnis baptisiae

Erynnis - Erynnis baptisiae
Loda Cemetery Prairie, Iroquois County, Illinois, USA
August 13, 2015

Wild Indigo Duskywing
FW subapical spot band is misaligned as in Wild Indigo whereas it is usually aligned on Persius at this location.

Moved from Duskywings.

Moved from Skippers.

Looks like a Persius duskywing male
My initial reaction was the common Wild Indigo based on location and lack of cell end spot but light gray ticking of FW, plain HW pattern and similar images for males at Butterflies of America strongly indicate Persius, a rare eastern duskywing.

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