Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1172378

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Showy Daisy (Erigeron speciosus) at southern (low) end of extensive, hillside montane meadow along trail.
Region: 
San Miguel County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, along Winsor Ridge Trail (271) west of Winsor Ridge (Cowles Campground) Trailhead at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.83454879494924, -105.70160786548513

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 22:50
Suggested Identification: 
Small Wood-Nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172373

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Orange Sneezeweed (Helenium hoopesii) at southern (low) end of extensive hillside montane meadow along the trail.
Region: 
San Miguel County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, along Winsor Ridge Trail (271) west of Winsor Ridge (Cowles Campground) Trailhead at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.83456054986564, -105.70147917803826

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 22:39
Suggested Identification: 
Arctic Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172370

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Orange Sneezeweed (Helenium hoopesii) at southern (low) end of extensive montane meadow, surrounded by mixed conifer/aspen woodland at 9,925ft. elevation.
Region: 
San Miguel County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, along Winsor Ridge Trail (271) west of Winsor Ridge (Cowles Campground) Trailhead at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.834548479728994, -105.70158354727187

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:46
Suggested Identification: 
Atlantis Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172362

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Orange Sneezeweed (Helenium hoopesii) and perched on thistle along the trail at southern (low) end of large montane meadow, surrounded by mixed conifer/aspen woodland at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Region: 
San Miguel County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, along Winsor Ridge Trail (271) west of Winsor Ridge (Cowles Campground) Trailhead at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.83455758070027, -105.70157303749716

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:59
Suggested Identification: 
Green Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172345

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on Orange Sneezeweed (Helenium hoopesii) at the low (southern) end of an extensive hillside montane meadow within mixed conifer/aspen woodland at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Region: 
San Miguel County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, along Winsor Ridge Trail (271) west of Winsor Ridge (Cowles Campground) Trailhead at 9,925 ft. elevation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.83455867149348, -105.70158548187464

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:59
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171508

Observation Notes: 
Observed on the gravelly summit of Santa Fe Baldy (elevation 12,600 ft.) in the alpine zone.
Region: 
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, on the gravelly summit of Santa Fe Baldy (elevation 12,600 ft.) in the alpine zone.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.831985200255254, -105.75858870444483

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:22
Suggested Identification: 
Boisduval's Blue?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171478

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on composites in the arctic zone of Santa Fe Baldy.
Region: 
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, Pecos Wilderness Area, in the alpine zone at approx. 12,400 ft. elevation on southern flank of Santa Fe Baldy.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.82953315883155, -105.76024411568869

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:37
Suggested Identification: 
Arctic Fritillary?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171388

Observation Notes: 
Feeding at summer lilac bush.
Region: 
Grant County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Residential address
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.8455498, -108.25699329999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 16:05
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171386

Observation Notes: 
Feeding at a summer lilac bush. Lots of flitting around and appeared to be in competition for the bush with a nearby Monarch. They seemed to be chasing each other off the bush.
Region: 
Grant County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Residential address
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.8455498, -108.25699329999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 16:12
Suggested Identification: 
Western tiger swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171381

Observation Notes: 
Feeding at a summer lilac bush. Lots of flitting around and appeared to be in competition for the bush with a nearby Western Tiger Swallowtail. They seemed to be chasing each other off the bush.
Region: 
Grant County
United States
New Mexico
Location Notes: 
Residential address
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.8455498, -108.25699329999998

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:20
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly