Appearance: A small compact duskywing. Lacks white forewing spots present on most other duskywings. Above, forewing grayish-brown with 2 black bands enclosing a gray band. The more brownish hindwing has 2 rows of pale tan spots in the submarginal/postmedian area.
Size: Small; 7/8 to 1 1/16 inches
Habitat: Moist forest clearings and along streams
Season: Late spring-early summer; 1 brood
Larval Foodplant: Willows, poplars, aspen and birch
Did You Know…
This is a creature of the boreal forests.
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