Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1228351

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

Geolocation is 35.89569541650506, -106.39074974923705

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 14:13
Suggested Identification: 
Rocky Mountain Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228346

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

Geolocation is 35.891914620913575, -106.27951317697142

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 15:57
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228332

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

Geolocation is 35.89201892114487, -106.27955609231566

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 15:42
Suggested Identification: 
Checkered White
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227961

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

Geolocation is 35.891966771046725, -106.27953463464354

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 12:12
Suggested Identification: 
Variegated Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227953

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

Geolocation is 35.84063443084193, -106.37111597924809

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 13:14
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227666

Observation Notes: 
3 to 5 in the area, in a patch of horsetail milkweed.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Sandoval County
Location Notes: 
In the Corrales bosque, just north of Alameda.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.20018659146343, -106.64285236583157

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 10:11
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch: Danaus plexippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226769

Observation Notes: 
Several individuals (both male and female) observed perched/basking on the rocky gravel road leading to the summit of Tesuque Peak. One (third photo) appears to have it's tongue at least partially unfurled.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Aspen Vista Trail/Tesuque Peak Road from approx. 1.5 miles below the summit at approx. 11,500 ft. elev. to the summit of Tesuque Peak at approx. 12,000 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.77424491464135, -105.78668301370215

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 12:26
Suggested Identification: 
Draco Skipper (previously identified by reviewer Steve Cary)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226720

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Butterfly Bush and Verbena
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0998401, -106.52924329999996

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 11:18
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226521

Observation Notes: 
Opened wings were orange with a dark patch in the FW, so probably a female.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Torrance County
Location Notes: 
Fourth of July Trail in the Manzano Mountains.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.819220942924204, -106.32481727722592

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 10:27
Suggested Identification: 
Tailed Copper: Lycaena arota
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226511

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Stemless Goldflower? along road/trail just below Tesuque Peak summit at tree line at 12,000 ft. elev.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Aspen Vista Trail/Tesuque Peak Road, approx. 6 miles up from trailhead at approx. 12,000 ft. elev. just below summit of Tesuque Peak at tree line.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.78679927793166, -105.78243575907823

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 13:37
Suggested Identification: 
Purplish Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly