Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1191236

Observation date: October 06, 2018
Submitted by: chrispart
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crawling around on a milkweed plant. Asclepias spp. (Likely Asclepias asperula). Other nearby plant species include: Bouteloua curtipendula, Senna bauhinioides, Zinnia grandiflora, Bouteloua hirsuta, Digitaria california. Warm, sunny day. Gusty. Elevation 5684ft.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 15, 2018
Coordinator notes: nice to see those milkweed producing!
Checklist region(s): Socorro County, United States, New Mexico