Satyrs & Wood Nymphs: Northern Pearly-eye Enodia anthedon
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.75" - 2.63"|
|Habitat:||Moist deciduous woodland glades|
|Flight Period:||Early June & mid-August|
|Larval Host Plant:||Bottlebrush, plume grass, other grasses|
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I had just finished eating a candy bar when this Northern Pearly-eye landed to feast on the sugary residue.
Note the white dot in the center of each ventral hindwing eyespot. The hindwing margin is angled in contrast to the Appalachian Brown which has a smooth margin.