Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1288624

Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae

Observation date: April 16, 2021
Submitted by: greggra
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mostly cloudy, 55%. Breezes. It was following a grass over gravel access road along Burning Springs Creek.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: April 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Kanawha County