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Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus
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Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road - 2013-06-19
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Common.

Flight Period
Mid-May to mid-July.

Habitat
Damp woods edges, clearings

Larval Foodplants
Poplar, aspen, willow and birch

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be confused with Juvenal's Duskywing and the very much scarcer Northern Cloudywing.

Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road, NS, 2000-05-20
Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road, NS - 2000-05-20
2000-05-20
Photo © Peter Payzant
Dreamy Duskywing - Spryfield, NS, 2011-06-10
Dreamy Duskywing - Spryfield, NS - 2011-06-10
2011-06-10
Photo © Phil Schappert
Dreamy Duskywing - Apple River, NS, 2012-06-18
Dreamy Duskywing - Apple River, NS - 2012-06-18
2012-06-18
Photo © Kathleen F. Spicer
Dreamy Duskywing - Waverley, 2013-06-10
Dreamy Duskywing - Waverley - 2013-06-10
2013-06-10
Photo © Peter Payzant
Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road, 2013-06-19
Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road - 2013-06-19
2013-06-19
Photo © Peter Payzant
Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road, 2014-06-13
Dreamy Duskywing - Pockwock Road - 2014-06-13
2014-06-13
Photo © Peter Payzant
Dreamy Duskywing - West of Mt. Uniacke, 2014-06-02
Dreamy Duskywing - West of Mt. Uniacke - 2014-06-02
2014-06-02
Photo © Phil Schappert