Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1242191

Simius Roadside-Skipper
NotAmblyscirtes simius

Observation date: August 08, 2017
Date notes: also seen the day before at this same site, but better photos today
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: about 25 seen hilltopping on small rise; mostly cloudy, mild, breezy, lush vegetation
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: February 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: with Jonathan Batkin, this observation is the first for simius in Santa Fe County for a long time. it re-establishes the fact that it is here, though perhaps it flies only when precipitation makes the blue grama happy.
Checklist region(s): Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States