Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1208699

Green Skipper
Hesperia viridis

Observation date: June 08, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Male observed on the mostly open summit of Vista Grande Peak (approx. elev. 7,450). Perched on rock only five inches from a Sleepy Duskywing. The photo showing the skipper's underwing was taken a little farther down the trail from the summit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 19, 2019
Coordinator notes: thanks for getting dorsal and ventral shots!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico