Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1264192

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.90781938065853, -104.44178987723714

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 10:24
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady: Vanessa cardui
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1264188

Observation Notes: 
Too large for Persius, timing is late for Rocky Mountain.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.904387953637375, -104.44898219325316

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 09:37
Suggested Identification: 
Horace's Duskywing: Erynnis horatius
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1264023

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.781593367902815, -103.97947885778652

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 11:56
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1264012

Observation Notes: 
I don't know how to differentiate between White, and Common Checkered-Skipper, but will assume this is the Common because of range.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
Capulin Volcano National Monument: Prairie Trail.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.78226984476412, -103.98117966278647

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 11:53
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1264010

Observation Notes: 
Stationary and clinging onto dried grass. Common grass in area was blue gramma. High plains environment. Cloudy day.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
On Prairie Trail at Capulin Volcano National Monument.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.782132359318645, -103.98152299126545

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 00:05
Suggested Identification: 
unknown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1263972

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center, front garden.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74693121154425, -103.88184785842896

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:57
Suggested Identification: 
Reakirt's Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263969

Observation Notes: 
I’m leaning toward a variety of Square-Spotted Blue. Looking at small orange patches on inside lower wing. Also, thinner spots on underside of lower wing. I am unable to make a definitive ID.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center Front Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.7470764658449, -103.88182852109601

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:48
Suggested Identification: 
One of the Buckwheat Blues
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263968

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center: Mandala Trail.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74899443131245, -103.88154745101929

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 10:28
Suggested Identification: 
Juba Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263966

Observation Notes: 
Male observed flying rapidly and then alighting on bare ground with scattered pinyon-juniper.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Galisteo Basin Preserve west of Lamy. Approx. 200 yards SW of Cowboy Shack Trailhead.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.47276084305131, -105.92819859435458

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 13:48
Suggested Identification: 
Uncas Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263964

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center: Mandala Trail.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74731117466376, -103.88295511765571

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 09:51
Suggested Identification: 
Reakirt's Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly