Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1085946

Mottled Duskywing
Erynnis martialis

Observation date: June 23, 2016
Submitted by: Christian.Nunes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A single Erynnis martialis was seen along the start of the Goshawk Ridge Trail. I find them in this general area every year in late May and June.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: July 16, 2016
Coordinator notes: Looks like a female martialis Chris. You usually will see these on the hilltops in the Eastern Front Range from Red Rocks north to Horsetooth Reservoir but never commonly. Thanks for your correctly identified sighting. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County