Dreamy Duskywing

Erynnis icelus

Genus Erynnis
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Dreamy Duskywing

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Early May to late June
Notes Small spring species; easily confused with Sleepy Duskywing
Overwintering Larva
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Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus

Dreamy Duskywing

Photo by Fred Goodwin - 5/30/2002
Massachusetts Audubon Society
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

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Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus

Dreamy Duskywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 5/27/2002
Horn Pond Mountain, Woburn

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Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus

Dreamy Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 6/15/2004
Oxbow NWR, Harvard

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Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus

Dreamy Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 5/20/2005
Norwottuck Rail Trail, Amherst
Male

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