Explanation of Names
Erynnis horatius (Scudder & Burgess, 1870)
Fringes are brown. Upperside of male forewing is dark brown with little contrast and no white overscaling. Upperside of female forewing is light brown with a contrasting pattern and large transparent spots. Underside of hindwing is usually without 2 spots below the apex. Male has a costal fold containing yellow scent scales; female has a patch of scent scales on the 7th abdominal segment.
Open woodlands and edges, clearings, fencerows, wooded swamps, power-line right-of-ways, open fields, roadsides.
has more gray scaling on dorsal forewing for each sex and two light spots on upper margin of ventral hindwing.
Daniels, Butterflies of Florida (1)