Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1205853

Observation Notes: 
Variegated Fritillary nectaring
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Location Notes: 
On Pino Trail
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.16519302419285, -106.45622750346496

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:31
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205511

Observation Notes: 
On a hiking trail near Mountainair, NM. Low-flying, liked to land frequently on the actual trail (made of wood chips).
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Torrance County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.59619367728428, -106.29581451416016

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 14:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205408

Observation Notes: 
Alighted on sandy forest road in mixed conifer habitat.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Forest road in Lower Pueblo Canyon, north of NM 502 and east of Los Alamos, in the far NW corner of Santa Fe County.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.880638634480796, -106.23859417341282

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:12
Suggested Identification: 
Field Crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205405

Observation Notes: 
Observed alighting on a sandy forest road adjacent to a wetland created by effluent runoff from a sewage treatment plant. Held its wings closed above its body for a couple of minutes before finally spreading them.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Lower Pueblo Canyon Wetlands along forest road downstream (east) of effluent water runoff from Sewage Treatment Plant located a short distance to the west very near the county line (NW Santa Fe County) and north of NM 502.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.88079659896847, -106.24330593249056

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:01
Suggested Identification: 
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205268

Observation Notes: 
Landed on leaf litter along trail bordering the Rio En Medio.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Rio En Medio Trail (#163), east of Rio En Medio, NM.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.81814070021029, -105.87945739032193

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:56
Suggested Identification: 
Afranius Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205266

Observation Notes: 
Observed alighting on the trail adjacent to Rio En Medio. May have been taking up minerals from the damp soil.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Rio En Medio Trail (#163), east of Rio En Medio, NM.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.81804647654912, -105.86773252160503

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:37
Suggested Identification: 
Spring Azure
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205264

Observation Notes: 
Observed on a rock along the trail bordering the Rio En Medio.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest Rio En Medio Trail (#163), east of Rio En Medio, NM.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.818113690908795, -105.87760200211505

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:57
Suggested Identification: 
Hoary Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205223

Region: 
Eddy County
New Mexico
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.2431636, -104.6963432

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1205222

Region: 
Eddy County
New Mexico
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.2431636, -104.6963432

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1205221

Region: 
Eddy County
New Mexico
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.2431636, -104.6963432

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth