Horace’s Duskywing Butterfly (Erynnis horatius)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Horace’s Duskywing Butterfly (Erynnis horatius)

New member of my buggy life list. This one is a female (thanks @andyBugGuy for identification confirm)

Range: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Erynnis-horatius?quicktabs_8=0#quicktabs-8

Larval host: Various oaks (Quercus spp.) including Myrtle Oak (Quercus myrtifolia), Water Oak (Quercus nigra), Live Oak (Quercus virginiana), and Turkey Oak (Quercus laevis)

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba



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