Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1210122

Observation Notes: 
Several individuals in the brush adjacent to the visitor center parking lot
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
San Juan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.83403107957415, -108.00006751901435

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 15:01
Suggested Identification: 
painted crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1210121

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
San Juan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.83493310587506, -108.00036595383438

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 31, 2019 - 14:12
Suggested Identification: 
gray hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209833

Observation Notes: 
Sunny warm day, not too windy, near lupines, penstemons, and other wildflowers, 5950'.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Harding County
Location Notes: 
South side of Mills Canyon Rd, 1.74 mi from Hwy 39, slight hill past cattle guard fence opening. Might be a Yucca G-S, but Rebecca Gracey and I weren't sure of the id.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.08005021192142, -104.27719057807923

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 11:08
Suggested Identification: 
Strecker's Giant-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209219

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Luna County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.826586751317237, -107.64134212105273

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 13:13
Suggested Identification: 
Acmon Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209218

Observation Notes: 
Sipping water off a pink granite rock
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0997948, -106.52926100000002

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 13:53
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209089

Observation Notes: 
This Black Swallowtail is heading to it's favorite host plant in my garden, parsley.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0997148, -106.5291631

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 12:56
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209082

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Tree of Heaven
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0998399, -106.52919170000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 13:01
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209044

Observation Notes: 
It was 92 degrees and it landed on my bead tree. I was watering my lawn at about 6:00 pm
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Otero County
Location Notes: 
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.88373177713865, -105.96038818359375

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 18:00
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208964

Observation Notes: 
Several flying in patches of sun in the forest in Ox Canyon in the Manzano Mts.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Torrance County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.60171683591471, -106.39330495028747

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 09:14
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208880

Observation Notes: 
Male basking on bare soil of trail in Juniper savannah habitat.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision, south and west of I-25 and west of US 285--Gallina Park greenbelt in NW corner of subdivision at approx. 6,700 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.55753161350041, -105.97573449453193

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 19:39
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered Skipper complex
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly