Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1224932

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on the Butterfly bush
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.09986216687123, -106.5290504809509

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 10:26
Suggested Identification: 
Funereal Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1224087

Observation Notes: 
Found on window screen. Nearby plants include New Mexico Sunflower, trumpet vine, Russian Sage. It's very small - about 1 cm in length.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.063637619796935, -106.5966290608203

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 18:50
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1224071

Observation Notes: 
Landed on a pine tree near a parking lot light
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.076993121723945, -106.40962600708008

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 20:45
Suggested Identification: 
Hyalophora gloveri
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1224009

Observation Notes: 
A number were observed flying near the tops of pines as we hiked up the mountain. At the summit, one nectared at a Hairy Golden Aster for many minutes. On the way back down, another was observed nectaring on the same species (second photo) a few hundred feet below the summit.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Atalaya Mountain Trail, summit of Atalaya Mountain, elev. 9,121 ft.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.66759784186831, -105.87547415611334

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 11:58
Suggested Identification: 
Pine White
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1223985

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Mimosa Tree Flowers
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.099911399999996, -106.52921279999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 08:58
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1223807

Observation Notes: 
This Columbia Moth stayed outside our back door for a couple of days. Magdalena, New Mexico. 7100'
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Socorro County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.08077602717296, -107.24442399487305

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:02
Suggested Identification: 
Columbia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223336

Observation Notes: 
On Verbena
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.09965440000001, -106.52906100000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:27
Suggested Identification: 
Checkered Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1223332

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Lantana
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.09965440000001, -106.52906100000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 10:53
Suggested Identification: 
Variegated Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222578

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Location Notes: 
Chase Ranch
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.5540172, -104.92391929999997

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 15:53
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly