Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1266328

Mohave Sootywing
Hesperopsis libya

Observation date: August 04, 2020
Submitted by: eppierce
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, clear, slight breeze. Host plant is Rabbitbrush within sagebrush habitat near a currently dry riparian area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 06, 2020
Coordinator notes: Mojave Sootywings host plant is Atriplex canescens or similar species of saltbush. Hesperopsis was split off from Pholisora several years ago.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada