Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1205270

Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae

Observation date: May 16, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw this duskywing flying around the path my dog and I were walking on at the dog park, adjacent to an open field to the northeast and open woods to the southwest. Flew around then landed on a dead piece of bromegrass and stayed for about a minute. Size: Approx. 1-1.25". Weather: Approx. 85 degrees, partly sunny skies (sun was beginning to set), 60% humidity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 18, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County