Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1178112

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Prairie Verbena in Gallina Park Greenbelt at approx. 6,500 ft. elevation. Dominant plants here include One-seed Juniper, Tree Cholla, and grasses, especially Blue Grama.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Gallina Park Greenbelt located in Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision south of Santa Fe at approx. 6,500 ft. elevation. This is very near the boundary with state trust land.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.552479574278415, -105.9808238553303

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:41
Suggested Identification: 
Common Sootywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178107

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on yellow composite along roadway in subdivision dominated by One-seed Juniper, grasses, and Chamisa.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Along Encantado Loop, Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.5544852381108, -105.96492634356764

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:12
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178106

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Arkansas Lazy Daisy flowers along gravel driveway in subdivision dominated by grasses and One-seed Juniper. Elevation approx. 6,570 ft.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision, south of Santa Fe.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.55395365909066, -105.96786605023351

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:20
Suggested Identification: 
Rita Blue ?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1175924

Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe Botanical Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.66525336206516, -105.92736482620239

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 13:45
Suggested Identification: 
Nathalis ione (dainty sulphur)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1175233

Observation Notes: 
Observed perched on the hiking trail at approx. 10,400 ft. in mixed conifer/aspen woodland.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Winsor Trail (254) just north of the Santa Fe Ski Area at an elevation of approx. 10,400 ft.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.80409577444369, -105.80227484098941

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 14:17
Suggested Identification: 
Green Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1174921

Region: 
Sandoval County
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.306915820256506, -106.54061868962839

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 30, 2018 - 23:21
Suggested Identification: 
Swollowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1174305

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Horsetail Milkweed.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado Community Preserve Trailhead #4, east of NM 51 (Ojo de la Vaca Road). The butterfly was located in a large patch of Horsetail Milkweed situated near the south end of ECIA Trail 403 at a location known as Hidden Canyon. The milkweed patch is in a swale behind an earthen dam or stock tank surrounded by Pinyon/Juniper habitat at approx. 7,000 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.49330682593965, -105.84175930839086

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 09:51
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1174048

Observation Notes: 
Perching on Siberian Elm leaf located along dry wash/arroyo. Missing portions of wings indicate probable past bird attack(s).
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Along Trail 174 just east of St. John's College, Santa Fe.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6662194590546, -105.9076052430596

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:38
Suggested Identification: 
Weidemeyer's Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1173873

Observation Notes: 
Observed perched and basking on a rock near the summit of Picacho Peak at an elevation of approx. 8,450 ft.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
On the Picacho Peak Trail near the summit of Picacho Peak, east of Santa Fe at an elevation of approx. 8,450 ft.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.677331631378195, -105.88657837987967

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:09
Suggested Identification: 
duskywing sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly