Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1276419

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus sp.).
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.21326536937087, -106.47525413241844

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hesperia pahaska
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1276271

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was visiting several Plains Sunflowers.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.42956694864764, -106.54800840979375

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 10:05
Suggested Identification: 
Queen
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1276026

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was seen on buckwheat, Eriogonum hieracifolium, along the Rattlesnake Canyon Trail, in the Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Eddy County
Location Notes: 
The butterfly was seen near the beginning of the Rattlesnake Canyon Trail in Carlsbad Caverns National Park in Eddy County, New Mexico.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.1666467, -104.5114696

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:07
Suggested Identification: 
Juniper Hairstreak, Callophrys gryneus silva
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275812

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.08138985990403, -106.6728499089375

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Hylephila phyleus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275719

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.231752683382055, -106.80307331872883

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:47
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275620

Observation Notes: 
Numerous individuals throughout this area. Four are shown.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Catron County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.15436475360385, -107.87204149058228

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 17:22
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275617

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Socorro County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.35160314641676, -106.88123845102692

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 13:16
Suggested Identification: 
sleepy orange
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275093

Observation Notes: 
I did not see upper surface of wings, and this individual is lighter than most, so I am wondering if it is P. mylitta?
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.08172149953539, -106.67307139543503

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Phyciodes tharos
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Temperature was 83 degrees F.

Sighting Record 1274920

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was visiting some of the Plains Sunflowers in a grassy area on the north side of the entrance road to the park at Aguirre Springs.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.41391283790094, -106.54790290755558

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 09:19
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly