Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1226497

Green Comma
Polygonia faunus

Observation date: August 12, 2019
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Possibly extracting minerals/moisture from mammal (dog?) scat in road/trail at approx. 11,450 ft. elev.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 22, 2019
Coordinator notes: Hi Rene, someone flagged this for me. I had previously identified it as Arctic Fritillary, which it clearly is not. I hope you were not inconvenienced by my earlier misidentification.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County