Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240726

Mountain Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus xanthus

Observation date: May 23, 2012
Date notes: Date is exact; time is approximation
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First Santa Fe County record. Three males found in a drainage just inside the Santa Fe County line south of FR 306. Found in subsequent years in two other locations on Borrego Mesa.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: December 30, 2019
Coordinator notes: awesome!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico