Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Green Skipper
Hesperia viridis

Observation date: June 03, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed alighting on (and probably nectaring on) Prairie Verbena (aka Dakota Mock Vervain) and Pungent Bitterweed. Some eight of this species were observed along the trail during our four-mile loop hike. Some individuals were in a powerline right-of-way along a low ridgeline.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: June 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County