Persius Duskywing

Erynnis persius

Genus Erynnis
Subfamily Spread-wing Skippers
Family Skippers
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Occurrence   Plymouth County - resident
Abundance Presumably very rare; maximum ?
Flight Period ?
Notes Discovered in 2001 after at least 15 years of being unrecorded
Overwintering Full grown Larva
More info Butterflies of Massachusetts Website
Persius Duskywing is listed as an 'Endangered' species in Massachusetts. If you find specimens of this species, please take a photograph, note your location carefully, and use Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife Vernal Pool & Rare Species reporting system to report your sighting.
More information on Persius Duskywing from Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife.

Persius Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/30/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/30/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Tom Murray - 5/30/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Dale Rhoda - 5/31/2006
Plymouth County, MA
All four photos taken on 5/31/2006 are the same individual.

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Dale Rhoda - 5/31/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Dale Rhoda - 5/31/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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Persius Duskywing

Photo by Dale Rhoda - 5/31/2006
Plymouth County, MA

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