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Species Erynnis icelus - Dreamy Duskywing - Hodges#3945

Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus - female Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus Duskywing Persius or Afranius? - Erynnis icelus Pittsburg butterfly - Erynnis icelus Erynnis brizo ? - Erynnis icelus Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus - male Erynnis icelus Erynnis sp. - Erynnis icelus
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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 icelus (Dreamy Duskywing - Hodges#3945)
Hodges Number
3945
Size
Wingspan 29-38 mm (23 to 30 mm in Canada)
Habitat
moist willow/poplar woods and edges
Season
April-July
Food
Larvae feed on willow (Salix), poplar/aspen (Populus), birch (Betula).
Remarks
Guide TBA--PC.
See Also
Sleepy Duskywing occurs in dry oak woods, whereas Dreamy Duskywing is found in moist willow/poplar woods.
Print References
Brock and Kaufman TBA
Glassberg TBA
Scott TBA
Allen TBA
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