Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1260796

Observation Notes: 
This was reported to me by Judy Lazarus-Yellon. She reported it to me as a Queen and I corrected her.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.261569875509274, -106.82229995727539

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 08:42
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260766

Observation Notes: 
Elements resemble Rocky Mountain, Horace's, or Perseus. I couldn't get a shot of the underside, which may have helped. Perhaps range will decide it. It was very much enjoying a large bit of scat on the trail.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Location Notes: 
Lake Maloya Trail, western side.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.991215387948934, -104.37722747059968

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:11
Suggested Identification: 
Dusky Skipper.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260765

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on roadside flowers. Partly sunny and temp in low 80s
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Taos County
Location Notes: 
Just outside of Red River NM in Taos County NM. This is a correction of the marker location on my previously submitted sighting. Sorry for not getting it right the first time.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.71215091000108, -105.41269363970336

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 17:19
Suggested Identification: 
Behr's Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260577

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.8194566934102, -106.53280753703453

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:48
Suggested Identification: 
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260576

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Las Conchas Trail approx. 1 km from trailhead on East Fork Jemez River, Santa Fe National Forest
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.82113051710704, -106.53474772359662

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:34
Suggested Identification: 
Tailed Copper (Lycaena arota)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260562

Observation Notes: 
There were many Juniper Hairstreaks in the area, but most were very green. I believe this is a Juniper Hairstreak, but a variation that is mostly brown.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center front garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74672026163038, -103.88178488377694

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:50
Suggested Identification: 
Juniper Hairstreak, Western "Siva," variation with mostly brown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260561

Observation Notes: 
Many individuals present
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center front garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.746619231223264, -103.88186114282217

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:48
Suggested Identification: 
Juniper Hairstreak, Western "Siva"
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260560

Observation Notes: 
Many individuals in this location on this day.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center front garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74678450190108, -103.88170388555415

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:40
Suggested Identification: 
Green Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260559

Observation Notes: 
Perched with wings closed. Plain dark upper wings observed when flying.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center Front Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.747168262937066, -103.88174415654974

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:45
Suggested Identification: 
Common Wood-Nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260558

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

Geolocation is 36.746789036712535, -103.88178488035565

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:39
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly