Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1279973

Garita Skipperling
Oarisma garita

Observation date: July 08, 2020
Submitted by: stevecary
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 1 or 2 seen here; sunny, hot
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: November 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: identification as garita vs edwardsii is somewhat undermined by reflection of light off of VHW veins, making them seem white (a la garita) when perhaps they are the VHW background color but 'lit up' by reflected light. I'm going with garita, but flagging the issue.
Checklist region(s): Cibola County, New Mexico, United States