Attributes of Erynnis funeralis

Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis (Scudder & Burgess, 1870)

Family: Hesperiidae
Subfamily: Pyrginae
Identification: Forewing is narrow and pointed, hindwing is somewhat triangular. Upperside of wing is black; forewing has a dull brown patch at the end of the cell. Hindwing has white fringe on the outer margin. Male has a costal fold containing yellow scent scales; female has a patch of scent scales on the 7th abdominal segment.
Wing Span: 1 5/16 - 1 3/4 inches (3.4 - 4.5 cm).
Life History: Eggs are laid singly under host plant leaves. Caterpillars feed on leaves and rest in shelters of rolled or tied leaves. Caterpillars from the last brood hibernate.
Flight: Three broods from March-December.
Caterpillar Hosts: Various legumes including New Mexican locust (Robinia neomexicana), bur clover (Medicago hispida), deerweed (Lotus scoparius), desert ironwood (Olneya tesota), and vetch (Vicia species).
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Deserts, warm or arid lowlands, roadsides.
Range: Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas south to Argentina. Strays north to northern Illinois, northeast Nebraska, central Colorado, southern Nevada, and central California.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
May 04, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States October 04, 2014 Details
August 25, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 25, 2014 Details
August 18, 2014 Beverly Carter Baxter County, Arkansas, United States August 18, 2014 Details
July 14, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States July 14, 2014 Details
July 04, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States July 13, 2014 Details
July 13, 2014 painted lady Benton County, Arkansas, United States July 13, 2014 Details
July 07, 2014 Debbie Taylor Pope County, Arkansas, United States July 09, 2014 Details
June 17, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 18, 2014 Details
May 22, 2014 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States June 06, 2014 Details
May 24, 2014 Nala Texas, San Jacinto County, United States June 06, 2014 Details
May 15, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States May 23, 2014 Details
May 17, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States May 22, 2014 Details
March 03, 2014 randimal Imperial County, California, United States April 21, 2014 Details
March 21, 2014 tomfishburn Texas, United States April 07, 2014 Details
March 12, 2014 erinlamothe Orange County, California, United States March 13, 2014 Details
June 12, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States January 04, 2014 Details
October 11, 2013 COA1955 Morgan County, Colorado, United States December 08, 2013 Details
March 12, 2013 Sparks7 Burnet County, Texas, United States December 05, 2013 Details
March 17, 2013 Sparks7 Burnet County, Texas, United States December 05, 2013 Details
June 01, 2013 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States October 28, 2013 Details
May 09, 2013 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States October 28, 2013 Details
October 25, 2013 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States October 25, 2013 Details
August 16, 2010 AJ Trently Lauderdale County, Tennessee, United States August 06, 2013 Details
July 31, 2013 Ralph S. Carlson Los Angeles County, California, United States August 03, 2013 Details
February 11, 2012 randimal Hidalgo County, Texas, United States August 03, 2013 Details
June 06, 2013 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States July 14, 2013 Details
June 29, 2013 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States July 14, 2013 Details
May 27, 2013 JimConrad Texas, United States, Uvalde County June 28, 2013 Details
June 26, 2013 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States June 28, 2013 Details
March 05, 2013 TeddyKuma Texas, Lampasas County, United States April 17, 2013 Details
March 16, 2013 Nancy Hamlett Los Angeles County, California, United States March 24, 2013 Details
July 04, 2012 dspicer Brewster County, Texas, United States March 12, 2013 Details
May 19, 2012 tjantscher Lee County, Iowa, United States February 03, 2013 Details
December 21, 2012 Cheryl Jennings Pima County, Arizona, United States January 08, 2013 Details
April 22, 1986 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Lincoln County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 17, 1983 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Nye County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 17, 1977 legacy.reporter (CS Lawson) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 31, 1977 legacy.reporter (CS Lawson) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 20, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 21, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 27, 1977 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
April 12, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
May 23, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 20, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
May 18, 1978 legacy.reporter (CS Lawson) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
July 20, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
September 10, 1978 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
October 23, 1977 legacy.reporter (George T. Austin) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 17, 1977 legacy.reporter (C. S. Lawson) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details
March 31, 1977 legacy.reporter (C. S. Lawson) Clark County, Nevada, United States December 01, 2012 Details