Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1250176

Viereck's Skipper
Atrytonopsis vierecki

Observation date: May 22, 2020
Submitted by: ASchmierer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clear and warm and very windy. Female. Nectaring on thistle with hesperia uncas.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: An upperside photo is helpful in differentiating Viereck's from Deva. Without that (and I know it can be hard to get), Viereck's is the safe call. thanks for sharing your excellent photos!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Socorro County