Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1243112

Green Skipper
Hesperia viridis

Observation date: May 27, 2011
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: a couple seen. this is a male nectaring at a penstemon along the canyon bottom
Status: Unknown
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 02, 2020
Coordinator notes: markings suggest possibly pahaska, but markings not always consistent. Location in canyon bottom, for a male, is persuasive for viridis.
Checklist region(s): Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States