Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

  Sighting 1243543

Edwards' Skipperling
Oarisma edwardsii

Observation date: July 11, 2009
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ;nectar at just this one seen amongst a blizzard of O. garita
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 17, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States