Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Mexico

Sighting Record 1260150

Observation Notes: 
Extremely tattered individual, but still easily identifiable.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Union County
Location Notes: 
The Mandala Center, front flower garden.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.74696496097234, -103.88178156596669

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 13, 2020 - 10:09
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259857

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Bergamot in Ponderosa Pine woodland near the Borrego Trail (#150)/Winsor Trail (#254) intersection at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, near the intersection of Borrego Trail (#150) and Winsor Trail (#254) near the North Fork Tesuque Creek at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.76449898494543, -105.8321014836841

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 08:52
Suggested Identification: 
Taxiles Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259852

Observation Notes: 
Observed basking on a lichen-encrusted rock in open Ponderosa Pine woodland along the Borrego Trail (#150) near North Fork Tesuque Creek at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, along the Borrego Trail (#150) near North Fork Tesuque Creek at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.76748627080708, -105.82900285753567

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 08:46
Suggested Identification: 
Arctic Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259847

Observation Notes: 
Observed puddling with other individuals along North Fork Tesuque Creek at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Santa Fe County
Location Notes: 
Santa Fe National Forest, where Borrego Trail (#150) crosses North Fork Tesuque Creek at approx. 8,500 ft. elev.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.76471854835709, -105.83073020014126

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 08:43
Suggested Identification: 
Aphrodite Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259733

Observation Notes: 
about 2 seen flying over small wetland area at north end of Eagle Nest Lake
Region: 
Colfax County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
Moreno Day Use Area, Eagle Nest Lake State Park, Colfax Co., NM
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.53585404785082, -105.23927237645222

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 - 12:14
Suggested Identification: 
Boloria selene
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259732

Observation Notes: 
several seen near marshy stream edges, nectaring, etc. some worn. day was warm and mostly sunny
Region: 
Rio Arriba County
New Mexico
United States
Location Notes: 
along Beaver Creek, within Cruces Basin Wilderness, Carson NF, Rio Arriba Co., NM
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.93497100358192, -106.30099604382497

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
boloria selene
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259532

Observation Notes: 
Scattered high thin clouds, 3rd day of extended heat wave, temp ~80 degrees F, slight to no breeze, location ~9400 ft elevation. Two individuals observed mostly together nectaring on Aspen Fleabane.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.897766907055036, -106.39882477557606

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 11:06
Suggested Identification: 
Mormon Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259528

Observation Notes: 
Scattered high thin clouds, temp around 80 degrees F, slight to no breeze, 3rd day of extended heat wave. One female observed nectaring on purple clover along with several Orange Sulphurs. Female Clouded Sulphur observed quivering wings as male Orange Sulphur hovered alongside. Observation at ~9400 ft elevation.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Los Alamos County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.8978293088631, -106.39902709988269

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259432

Observation Notes: 
One of perhaps a couple dozen in this area.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Location Notes: 
Western side of Lake Maloya Trail in Sugarite Canyon State Park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.9891891655073, -104.3782082853608

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 09:56
Suggested Identification: 
Reakirt's Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259431

Observation Notes: 
These were all over the place in this area. I would estimate that I saw a couple dozen.
Region: 
United States
New Mexico
Colfax County
Location Notes: 
Western side of Lake Maloya Trail in Sugarite Canyon State Park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.988772593522334, -104.37796307801668

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2020 - 09:54
Suggested Identification: 
Reakirt's Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly