Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1253166

Mexican Cloudywing
Thorybes mexicana

Observation date: June 12, 2020
Submitted by: Reneerob17
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In a meadow on the Sandia Crest Highway at about 9800 ft elevation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: Renee, I'm calling this Mexican Cloudywing. it's a tough call between that and Northern, but the ventral hindwing is pale and the 9800' elevation is right for Mexican. very nice to see it in the Sandias!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County