Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256699

Russet Skipperling
Piruna pirus

Observation date: June 28, 2020
Submitted by: dwwagz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: Thanks for submitting your phot for ID. This little skipper is a routine resident of northern and central NM mountains. it may look like drusius, but the latter is quite a bit larger and not known from NM except the extreme SW corner of the Bootheel.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Sandoval County