Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae

Observation date: July 14, 2017
Submitted by: jhammett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Host plant false indigo (Baptisia australis). Larva is almost completely concealed between a pair of leaves; difficult to see unless you look carefully, and gently open up leaves. Nearby plants include purple coneflower, white coneflower, butterfly weed, yarrow, coreopsis.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Baltimore County, United States, Maryland