Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240732

Small Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus scriptura

Observation date: June 27, 2015
Date notes: Date is exact; time is approximation
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First Santa Fe County record. I found this nectaring on weeds in a low, wet spot alongside CR 56C. This spot was bulldozed and leveled by spring 2016.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: December 30, 2019
Coordinator notes: I may ask you to show me this location; perhaps we can include it in a NABA field trip this summer. People will want/hope to see scriptura and I have no local sightings.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County