Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1294808

Pacuvius Duskywing
Erynnis pacuvius

Observation date: June 12, 2021
Submitted by: robertpb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Butterfly was flying between low growing plants atop, open and rocky, Sunset Point overlooking Huntington Lake, Fresno County, CA, USA. This area of the Sierra National Forest was decimated by the Creek Fire in September, 2020. Large areas of forest burned completely with isolated areas of vegetation and mature trees surviving. Low growing plants and bushes are returning to the burned areas.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Fresno County