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Species Erynnis juvenalis - Juvenal's Duskywing - Hodges#3947

Juvenal's Dusky-Wing - Erynnis juvenalis Skipper? Duskywing? - Erynnis juvenalis Unknown Open-wing Skipper - Erynnis juvenalis Which Duskywing? - Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing? - Erynnis juvenalis Duskywing? - Erynnis juvenalis Erynnis species on Leiophyllum buxifolium (Sandmyrtle) - Erynnis juvenalis Georgia Duskywing Butterfly - Erynnis juvenalis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)
Subfamily Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Tribe Erynnini
Genus Erynnis (Duskywings)
Species juvenalis (Juvenal's Duskywing - Hodges#3947)
Hodges Number
3947
Identification
See INTERNET REFERENCES section below for images, description, and other info.

Male forewing has long white hairs scattered across (need magnifying glass or strong macro), whereas horatius does not.
Range
Eastern half of US and adjacent Canada.
Food
Larvae feed on oaks.
Internet References
pinned adult images plus info and US range map (Nearctica.com)
pinned adult and live larva image plus info and Canadian range map (CBIF)
several pinned adult images showing scent scales and underside of wings (Dallasbutterflies.com)
live adult image and much info (Butterflies of Massachusetts)
live adult images (Wisconsin Butterflies)