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Horase's Duskywing

Erynnis horatius


Males are more brown whereas the females are a more gray butterflies with 4 spots on the outer forewing and 2 more slightly spaced out spots slightly closer to the body. They tend to settle in the sun with wings spread.


They can be found near oak trees (caterpillars eat oak leaves)


I saw a have a dozed today and they were all spotted with wings open on various leaves and on the ground.

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robert emond
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robert emond

Tallahassee, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2019
Submitted on Jul 8, 2019

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