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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July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 02, 2016 Details
June 08, 2016 ncrosbyrd Los Angeles County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
June 10, 2016 ncrosbyrd Kern County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
June 11, 2016 ncrosbyrd Tulare County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
July 09, 2016 dharlette Contra Costa County, California, United States July 12, 2016 Details
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July 01, 2016 Mzteachuh San Bernardino County, California, United States July 02, 2016 Details
March 28, 2015 DebW Curry County, New Mexico, United States April 01, 2016 Details
June 16, 2015 tjrickert Los Angeles County, California, United States March 10, 2016 Details
July 27, 2015 apartridge Reno County, Kansas, United States March 07, 2016 Details
June 07, 2013 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States March 06, 2016 Details
February 21, 2016 PONYRCR Orange County, California, United States February 23, 2016 Details
November 10, 2014 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States February 02, 2016 Details
July 07, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States January 05, 2016 Details
June 23, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 25, 2015 Details
June 11, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 25, 2015 Details
March 19, 2015 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 25, 2015 Details
October 04, 2015 ridgeboy Putnam County, Florida, United States October 20, 2015 Details
September 16, 2015 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County September 16, 2015 Details
September 11, 2015 Boslwe Pima County, Arizona, United States September 14, 2015 Details
July 15, 2012 Ron Wallach Cole County, Missouri, United States September 10, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 09, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 PONYRCR Los Angeles County, California, United States July 09, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 cosmic_cat Hopkins County, Texas, United States July 08, 2015 Details
July 04, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 05, 2015 Details
July 02, 2015 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States July 02, 2015 Details
June 30, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 01, 2015 Details
June 26, 2015 Richard1948 Monterey County, California, United States June 27, 2015 Details
June 13, 2015 gunhilda Payne County, Oklahoma, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 17, 2015 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States June 17, 2015 Details
June 08, 2015 smorgan777 Blanco County, Texas, United States June 09, 2015 Details
May 16, 2015 MAKI Los Angeles County, California, United States May 30, 2015 Details
May 20, 2015 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States May 21, 2015 Details
April 08, 2015 KristyBaker Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 11, 2015 Details
April 07, 2015 ajtaen Orange County, California, United States April 09, 2015 Details
March 29, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States April 04, 2015 Details
March 18, 2015 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States March 20, 2015 Details
March 16, 2015 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States March 20, 2015 Details
March 09, 2015 Nancy Hamlett Los Angeles County, California, United States March 10, 2015 Details
August 08, 2014 jimard8 Madison County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
February 20, 2013 tjrickert Cameron County, Texas, United States January 26, 2015 Details
February 18, 2013 tjrickert Hidalgo County, Texas, United States January 24, 2015 Details
June 30, 2014 Josiah Gilbert Monterey County, California, United States December 30, 2014 Details
June 28, 2014 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States December 29, 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