Sleepy Duskywing

Erynnis brizo

Genus Erynnis
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Sleepy Duskywing

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Occurrence   Statewide - resident
Abundance Uncommon
Flight Period Late April to early June
Notes Flies a bit earlier than its look-alike, the Dreamy Duskywing
Overwintering Larva
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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo © Marj Rines - 4/21/2002
Arlington's Great Meadows, Lexington, MA

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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/10/2003
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth

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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 5/14/2007
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth
Sleepy on left. Juvenal's on right. Drinking buddies?

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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 5/20/2006
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth
Female

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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo by Frank Model - 5/14/2007
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth
Male

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Sleepy Duskywing

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 5/20/2006
Myles Standish State Forest, Plymouth

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