Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
A fresh female. North Shore of Big Bear Lake, May 27, 2006.
Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
This is a male at Kwaaymii Point in SD Co. August 25, 2007.
Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
The underside of Erynnis pacuvius callidus, at Big Bear Lake May 27, 2006.
Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
Erynnis pacuvius callidus can be nearly black, as this one along Siberia Creek Trail near Big Bear Lake. May 23, 2009.
Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
A female Erynnis pacuvius callidus ovipositing on Ceanothus cordulatus. Siberia Creek Trail near Big Bear, June 29, 2013.
Erynnis pacuvius callidus - 'Artful' Pacuvius Duskywing
Here is a closer view of the egg from the female above.

©Dennis Walker