Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1230398

Observation Notes: 
Numerous individuals observed in the alpine zone to edge of treeline flying low to the ground and alighting at times and basking. The male in the photo was taken at 13,000 ft. elevation in the alpine zone of the peak.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Taos County
Location Notes: 
Carson National Forest, Wheeler Peak Wilderness, Wheeler Peak Trail (#90) just below the summit of Wheeler Peak, southeast of Taos Ski Valley. Photo taken at 13,000 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.55916896890495, -105.41558714765551

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 11:31
Suggested Identification: 
Phoebus Parnassian
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1229460

Observation Notes: 
Two Fiery Skippers were flying together and perched on a sunflower
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0998583, -106.52919270000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 15:07
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skippers
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228913

Observation Notes: 
Observed probing moist ground for minerals/water in dirt roadway adjacent to effluent stream.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Lower Pueblo Canyon Wetlands north of NM 502 and east of Los Alamos, NM.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.880327619825046, -106.2442811774842

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:15
Suggested Identification: 
Acmon Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228525

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.880214739651265, -106.34300642877196

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 10:56
Suggested Identification: 
Field Crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228524

Observation Notes: 
Arizona Sister have been numerous the past week in this area.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.8801973536976, -106.34307080178831

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 09:52
Suggested Identification: 
Arizona Sister
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228522

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.89564326882878, -106.39057808786009

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 13:05
Suggested Identification: 
Small Wood Nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228520

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.895830131177476, -106.39094286828612

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:11
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228508

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.88021908613907, -106.34308153062437

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 11:12
Suggested Identification: 
Western Tailed-blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228498

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.89184508735014, -106.27953463464354

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:14
Suggested Identification: 
Gray Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228464

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.88028428342771, -106.34340339570616

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 11:41
Suggested Identification: 
Mylitta Crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly