Mottled duskywing (Erynnis martialis)
The plants that mottled duskywing larvae feed on require dry sandy areas or limestone alvars found in very few places in eastern Canada. Unfortunately, these sensitive areas are also prime sites for human development.
Recommended Recovery Actions
The Ontario Recovery Strategy for mottled duskywing calls for a number of conservation measures. These include mapping suitable habitat, protecting and managing habitat, analyzing the viability of current populations, and identifying the potential for augmenting existing populations, reintroducing populations to historical sites or assisting the colonization of new sites.
What we are doing
Find out how we are currently saving other native pollinators, including mottled duskywing, and how you can make a difference.