Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259430

Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus communis

Observation date: July 10, 2020
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 12, 2020
Coordinator notes: this is one of two look-alike species that are routine throughout NM, but cannot be separated based on wing marks alone. 'Common' prevails in northern NM, so I'll go with that.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County