Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1219151

Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis

Observation date: July 23, 2019
Submitted by: Amtrekman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was sitting on my deck in my suburban back yard when I saw it feeding on tall verbena (verbena bonariensis) nectar. Grabbed my camera and snapped pics. I’ve followed butterflies for 50 years and had never seen one. Temperatures on a mostly sunny day were in the low 80s.
Status: Stray
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: December 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Polk County