Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1265070

Green Skipper
Hesperia viridis

Observation date: July 28, 2020
Submitted by: Jerry Friedman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Between a stream with lush vegetation and juniper scrub.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 05, 2020
Coordinator notes: Jerry, I appreciate you giving me the topographic details of this sighting. Pahaska and Green are dead ringers for each other, and not every photo can be IDed with confidence. Topographically, however, on hilltops I call it Pahaska and along streams I call it Green.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County