Girish Mahajan

Erynnis martialis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Hesperiidae
Scientific name  Erynnis martialis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Tribe  Erynnini
Rank  Species
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Similar  Erynnis icelus, Erynnis brizo, Thorybes bathyllus, Erynnis baptisiae, Erynnis juvenalis

Erynnis martialis, the mottled duskywing, is a butterfly of the family Hesperiidae. It is found in most of the eastern United States and in southern Ontario, Quebec, and southeastern Manitoba.

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The wingspan is 25–29 mm. There can be two generations from mid-May to late August.

The larvae feed on Ceanothus americanus and Ceanothus fendleri.

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References

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