Adults: Dark brown wings. Underside of hindwing has variegated patches and violet-blue sheen. Males: upper side of forewing with black stigma. Female: forewing with transparent white spots. (2) and (1)
Southeastern United States to northern South America. Occasional up to coastal New England and inland to Indiana and Missouri. (2)
Near forest edges, also in clearings near swamps and rivers. (2) and (1)
All year in warmer regions such as Florida and south Texas. (2) and (1)
Contributed by Mike Boone on 8 August, 2004 - 9:38pm Additional contributions by Kyhl Austin Last updated 29 September, 2016 - 4:28pm
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