Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1276683

Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius

Observation date: September 24, 2020
Submitted by: scvirginia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: warm, overcast afternon; butterfly resting on dahlia
Status: Resident
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: October 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.