Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1188955

Dorantes Longtail
Urbanus dorantes

Observation date: September 23, 2018
Submitted by: AngMaj
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed for approximately 15 minutes; first on Gregg's Mist Flower then on Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana. Temperature 75°, SW wind 5mph, sunny
Status: Stray
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 15, 2018
Coordinator notes: this is a rare sighting in NM, not proteus, which is SE US, but Urbanus dorantes, a new record for Sierra County. Thanks for submitting!
Checklist region(s): Sierra County, New Mexico, United States