Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1238372

Mohave Sootywing
Hesperopsis libya

Observation date: October 12, 2019
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These were very common, We were surprised how many were flying at multiple locations in Anza Borrego desert on the Hwy. 78 and The S-2 Warm day always near host salt bush, quite often many females and males on the same desert golden bust together! Dry But still things growing, Nectar if you find it has lots of visitors!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: October 25, 2019
Coordinator notes: Nice, I don't get many submissions of that species-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County