Erynnis funeralis (Scudder & Burgess, 1870)
Status: Uncommon breeding stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed.
Range: The Funereal Duskywing is found in southwestern United States east to Louisiana and north to Kansas and northern California. It has been recorded from eastern and southern Nebraska.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various legumes including Black Medic and Alfalfa (Medicago lupulina and M. sativa),Lotus and Vicia species.
Broods/Flight Times: Nebraska records are from the July to September timeframe.
Overwintering: Not in our area.
Habitat: As a stray it can occur anywhere.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 5/16 – 1 3/4 inches
Similar Species: This is the only Duskywing in our area with a white fringe on the hindwing.