Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1262143

Small Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis oetus

Observation date: July 21, 2020
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed nectaring on Hairy Golden Aster. Only one seen today in this open coniferous woodland dominated by pine, at approx. 8,100 ft. elev.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 27, 2020
Coordinator notes: a very elegant species!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County