Definition of dusky wing in English:

dusky wing


  • 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.’


dusky wing

/ˈdəskē wiNG/ /ˈdəski wɪŋ/