Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A worldwide community photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Horace's Duskywing

Erynnis horatius


Horace's duskywing is a large skipper.


Horace's duskywing is found in sunny spots at the edges of woodlands, clearings, oak scrub, and roadsides.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 12 years ago
Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Erynnis horatius

Sign in to suggest organism ID

1 Comment

bayucca 12 years ago

Hesperiidae, I am 100% sure it is a Erynnis sp. and 50% confident with Erynnis horatius and 50% Erynnis juvenalis. The final decision is for US lepi folks to confirm. If anybody have the definitive ID, please, make some notes about the criteria. After suggesting my ID I just noticed the tricky separation between Horatius and Juvenalis!!

Spotted by

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2012
Submitted on Apr 30, 2012

Related Spottings

Erynnis tages Dingy Skipper Juvenal's Duskywing Horace's Duskywing

Nearby Spottings

Black-capped Chickadee Tent Caterpillars Black Medick Pokeweed (or Pokeberry)
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team