Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Four-spotted Skipperling
Piruna polingii

Observation date: July 08, 2020
Submitted by: NMElaine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One individual seen on mud in the creek bed. This species is not uncommon in the mtns of SW NM, but this is my earliest observation by about 2 weeks.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: Elaine, I love this underside photo. I've never been able to get a good one. many things seem to be flying earlier this year. thanks for documenting that for this species.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Grant County