Thorybes pylades

A common species throughout Alabama and Mississippi.  Upper surface of forewing dark brown with small, triangular shaped white spots not forming a line.  Fringes of wings  checkered brown.  Face is often dark and the antennal clubs lack the white area at the bend as seen on Southern Cloudywing.  

Similar species: Southern Cloudywing and Confused Cloudywing

Adult - dorsal

(mouse over to see field marks)


Slide Show

Cloudywing Caterpillar

(Not identifiable to species)

Adult - dorsal


Adult - ventral