Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240734

Polixenes Arctic
Oeneis polixenes

Observation date: July 04, 2014
Date notes: Date is exact; time is approximation
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First record in Santa Fe County since 1935, when it presumably was found in the same location. I observed several individuals on this date, all above 12,000 feet.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: December 30, 2019
Coordinator notes: excellent! your data helps document the status of a tundra bug threatened by climate change.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico