Size: Up to 1.5 inch wingspan
Key ID features: Small for a Duskywing. Males have hump at leading edge of FW. Above, FW gray-brown with frosted band and spots, no hyaline (translucent) spots near FW tip as on other Duskywings. HW plainer gray-brown with vague light spots. Below brown with light spots and pale gray patch near FW tip.
Similar species: Other duskywings are larger, and have translucent hyaline spots on FW.
Host plant: Willows and aspens.
Habitat: Open meadows and road cuts, up to mid-elevations.
Range: Siskiyou Mtns, Cascade Range, Blue Mtns, Wallowa Mtns, northern Coast Range.
Season: Early April to late July
Conservation Status: Secure