Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1096848

Persius Duskywing
Erynnis persius

Observation date: August 09, 2016
Submitted by: yardbird
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on local blooms
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 17, 2016
Coordinator notes: This is a very atypical duskywing. It resembles funeralis but lacks a white fringe and has the wrong wing shape and seems too late at too low an elevation for pacuvius!-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Calaveras County