Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1049612

Afranius Duskywing
Erynnis afranius

Observation date: May 25, 2015
Submitted by: alchem30
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm but mostly clouded weather, found along roadway at bottom of rising hill with plentiful lupine and cinquefoil present (saw on visit to same location last year). Specimen is fresh and this is too early for later flying Persius Duskywings in this area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: alchem30
Verified date: June 21, 2015
Coordinator notes: This specimen appears to be a female as markings are much more pronounced.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan