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Juvenal's Duskywing - Erynnis juvenalis
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Juvenal's Duskywing - Waverley, NS - 2012-05-21
Photo © Peter Payzant
Status in Nova Scotia
Fairly common.

Flight Period
Early May to mid-July. The Maritimes Butterfly Atlas has one early record on 29 March 2010 in Queens County.

Wooded areas, roadsides

Larval Foodplants

Similar Species in Nova Scotia
Can be confused with Dreamy Duskywing and the much scarcer Northern Cloudywing.

Ferguson mentions that he saw this species at Lake Kejimkujk commonly in beech woods in 1950, and that there "was no oak in the vicinity".

Juvenal's Duskywing - Spryfield, NS, 2010-05-26
Juvenal's Duskywing - Spryfield, NS - 2010-05-26
Photo © Phil Schappert
Juvenal's Duskywing - Waverley, 2013-06-10
Juvenal's Duskywing - Waverley - 2013-06-10
Photo © Peter Payzant
Juvenal's Duskywing - Roach's Pond, Spryfield, 2014-06-09
Juvenal's Duskywing - Roach's Pond, Spryfield - 2014-06-09
Photo © Phil Schappert