Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1251571

Observation Notes: 
Observed flying about and alighting on vegetation in mixed conifer woodland.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, just south of Randall Davey Audubon Center property, Bear Canyon Tr., at approx. 7,700 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.682437243429696, -105.88108139773455

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 11:53
Suggested Identification: 
Arizona Sister
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251569

Observation Notes: 
Alighting on a quartz rock and apparently probing with its tongue. It then flew off to perch in a juniper. Mixed conifer woodland.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, near its border with Randall Davey Audubon Center, Bear Canyon Tr., at approx. 7,650 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.682454384574, -105.8808990920321

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 11:42
Suggested Identification: 
Canyonland Satyr
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251560

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.284647428725165, -106.7647933959961

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 08:30
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251200

Observation Notes: 
I saw 3 of them.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.18576458278428, -106.71295166015625

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251084

Observation Notes: 
Observed landing on the ground in mixed conifer/aspen woodland. Basking?
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Black Canyon Tr. at approx. 8,550 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.72347439329863, -105.83752820587702

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 09:31
Suggested Identification: 
Pacuvius Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250994

Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Grant County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.77541984960531, -108.27669983596802

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 16:27
Suggested Identification: 
silver banded hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250747

Observation Notes: 
There are 3 caterpillars on my parsley - varying sizes. They are green and black striped with yellow dots on some of the black stripes. 2-3 sets of small legs at the front with 4 sets of legs further on the body, no legs at the end. No horns visible. Resting near areas that have been eaten. Earlier today I saw them out on branches, different areas. Now they are all near the center of the plant.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Bernalillo County
Location Notes: 
Foothills residential area near Bear Canyon at altitude 6000’
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.1322706, -106.4994889

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 20:02
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1250721

Observation Notes: 
i saw it in my front yard in Las Cruces, NM.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.28486964863412, -106.76753997802734

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Fatal Metalmark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250718

Observation Notes: 
I saw a Viceroy at Mesilla Dam, NM on April 24th, 2020. A photo is attached.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.19013894894151, -106.71593427216838

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250651

Observation Notes: 
Clear skies, temp in upper 50sF, observed basking on the edge of gravel parking area at ~9200 feet elevation
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.89437086874473, -106.38736178213904

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:06
Suggested Identification: 
Arctic Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly