A small, dark-winged butterfly of the skipper family, found in North America.
- Genus Erynnis, family Hesperiidae; the species are very difficult to tell apart.
- The persius dusky wing prefers areas of oak forest that have been burned, leaving charred remains behind.
- Like other dusky wings this species is often associated with oak forests and forest openings.
- Even the dusky wings were not observed while they otherwise were randomly distributed across all other segments.
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Syllabification: dusk·y wing
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