Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1173349

Afranius Duskywing
Erynnis afranius

Observation date: July 22, 2018
Submitted by: diwalks2@gmail.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot Partly cloudy humid but no recent rain , Reakirts , Ceraunus, tailed, satar comma, thicket, skippers, sulphurs,
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is a tough one to ID between pacuvius or afranius but I rarely see pacuvius callidus have such strong markings and a whitish fringe seems more likely in afranius. I can't totally rule out propertius but the lateness of the season seems to rule that out.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): San Diego County, United States, California