Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1190404

Observation Notes: 
was attracted to the blue caps on our water bottles
Region: 
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
on the Mount Taylor trail, Cibola National Forest, Mount Taylor Ranger District
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.2519976424821, -107.6146674156189

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 03:24
Suggested Identification: 
Hylephila phyleus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1190358

Observation Notes: 
One of two within 20 feet in large milkweed patch
Region: 
Bernalillo County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Pino Dam, Albuquerque, NM
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.15684000040668, -106.50191716003246

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 14:51
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch larva
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1190284

Observation Notes: 
gathering moisture from the damp ground
Region: 
Cibola County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
near San Mateo Creek, Cibola National Forest, Mount Taylor Ranger District
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.28094031314542, -107.59943380951881

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 08:51
Suggested Identification: 
great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1190283

Observation Notes: 
gathering moisture from a mud puddle
Region: 
Cibola County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
near San Mateo Creek, Cibola National Forest, Mount Taylor Ranger District
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.28115908707112, -107.60032027959824

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 08:50
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1190151

Observation Notes: 
Western Pygmy-Blue
Region: 
Bernalillo County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Los Poblanos Fields, City of Albuquerque Open Space
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.14244132294659, -106.65814876556396

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 10:34
Suggested Identification: 
Western Pygmy-Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1189665

Region: 
Bernalillo County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Pino Dam, Albuquerque
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.17823079585575, -106.56706652412907

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
Female fiery skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1189569

Observation Notes: 
Warm, sunny day with no wind. Seen flying around and resting on Atriplex canescens. The Atriplex was in seed with no flowers to be found. Elevation 3953 ft.
Region: 
Luna County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Found on BLM land on the North side of HWY 9.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.815018995088796, -107.39794904206929

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:13
Suggested Identification: 
Western Pygmy Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1189046

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, warm day. Very light wind. Butterfly was flying around empty picnic area.
Region: 
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Butterfly was found in the group campsites of the Aguirre Springs Campground, near the Indian Hollow Trailhead. Elevation 5474 ft. Organ Mountain Desert Peaks National Monument, New Mexico.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.37251308852049, -106.55572391405633

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 11:08
Suggested Identification: 
Bredow's Sister
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188955

Observation Notes: 
Observed for approximately 15 minutes; first on Gregg's Mist Flower then on Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana. Temperature 75°, SW wind 5mph, sunny
Region: 
Sierra County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
in my backyard butterfly garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.1858934, -107.2275229

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
my guess is a stray Long-tailed Skipper, Urbanus proteus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188146

Observation Notes: 
80 degrees, dry, sunny. Found on front porch. Nearest plants Ornamental Grass, and Russian Sage.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.687372118819326, -106.01195015090883

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio Eurymedon ?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar