Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

New Mexico

Sighting Record 1178914

Observation Notes: 
Observed flying and perching on the dirt walking path.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision, south of Santa Fe. Observed in Gallina Park Greenbelt in NW corner of Eldorado at approx. 6,550 ft. elevation. Dominant vegetation are grasses, Tree Cholla, and One-seed Juniper.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.55251682109892, -105.9659498225518

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:10
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178884

Observation Notes: 
Flying about in our yard and perching on ground.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado at Santa Fe subdivision, approx. 10 miles south of Santa Fe at approx. 6,570 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.55359400504107, -105.96773622813168

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:24
Suggested Identification: 
Sleepy Orange
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178392

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Horsetail Milkweed. Two Monarchs, a Reakirt's Blue, and a White-lined Sphynx were seen here as well. All were nectaring on the milkweed.
Region: 
Santa Fe County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Eldorado Community Preserve, south of CR 51 (Ojo De La Vaca Road), at the end of ECIA Trail 403 in an area known as Hidden Canyon Loop at approx. 7,000 ft. elevation. This stand of Horsetail Milkweed is located behind an earthen berm in a swale (currently dry) or stock tank. The dominant plants are pinyon-juniper, Fourwing Saltbush, and grasses.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.493249630617385, -105.8417548014362

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 09:41
Suggested Identification: 
Dun Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

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