Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182466

Western Pygmy-Blue
Brephidium exilis

Observation date: August 24, 2018
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying about and landing on various plants, dead and alive. Several seen. Extremely small size.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 26, 2018
Coordinator notes: glad we got it this time. Back in the 1980s, I did not think this was a resident up here, but now I think it is.
Checklist region(s): Santa Fe County, United States, New Mexico