Appearance: Above, dark brown with tiny white spots on leading edge of forewing, reduced and not aligned with each other (compare with Southern Cloudywing). Fringes are checkered brown.
Size: Medium; 1 1/4 to 1 3/4 inches
Habitat: Pine oak woodlands, edges, fields, and meadows
Season: Late spring and summer
Larval Foodplant: Various members of the legume family (Fabaceae)
Did You Know…
Northern Cloudywing is the most common and broadly distributed Thorybes skipper in North America.
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