Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1154790

Pacuvius Duskywing
Erynnis pacuvius

Observation date: April 04, 2018
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On Minor Hilltop With at least two other species dusky low 70's mostly Sunny whites Swallowtails whites tortoise shell Blues others Live oak Scrub Ceanothus Grass meadows on edge of desert transition mountain Range
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 05, 2018
Coordinator notes: I believe this is E. pacuvius callidus though atypical because you found it on top of a hill. Afranius Duskywings do not "hilltop." I admit, the two can be hard to tell apart. Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): San Diego County, United States, California