Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256932

Spalding's Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes spaldingi

Observation date: June 26, 2020
Date notes: Photos taken between 8:13 and 8:21.
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fairly large amounts of Red-root buckwheat (Eriogonum racemosum) blooming close to Marina Way across from the RV Park attracted multiple individuals. Photos include a closeup, five on one plant, and one with dorsal view of male and female.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: oh man! that bottom shot kicks butt! may I please borrow it? I was not able to get a dorsal male shot; never have been able to get one to date.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County