Wild Indigo Duskywing

Erynnis baptisiae

Genus Erynnis
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon to common
Flight Period Early May to early October
Notes Generally much more common in summer than Horace's
Overwintering Larva
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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 7/21/2002
Acton

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Mike Walker - 7/21/2002
At Hodges Village Dam, Oxford

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

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

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/17/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/17/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/17/2004
Delaney WMA, Stow

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 9/5/2006
Northampton Community Gardens

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 9/21/2006
Northampton Community Gardens

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 9/18/2005
Northampton Community Gardens
Female

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 8/30/2006
Northampton Community Gardens
Male

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 8/17/2006
Northampton Community Gardens
Mating

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Wild Indigo Duskywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 7/23/2000
Burlington
Female

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