Lack of dots on leading hindwing edge help distinguish this species from
Juvenal's Duskywing. Calvert County -- 7/20/05
Caterpillar in Red Oak leaf shelter
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Notes: Female upper wings more highly patterned than
males. Caterpillars overwinter in leaf shelters, pupate in spring. Occurrence: common Range: entire state Flight: late April to mid-September Larval hostplants: Red Oak, other oaks and possibly Wisteria. Link to more information
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