Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240829

Spalding's Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes spaldingi

Observation date: July 28, 2012
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Ten were siphoning in gravel in the bend of the road, just north of the Rio Arriba/Santa Fe County line. At least four are in the photo; I believe the one at right foreground is an aberrant Spalding's, rather than a different species.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: yes, these are all spaldingi. nice shot!!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County