Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1286127

Taxiles Skipper
Poanes taxiles

Observation date: July 12, 2019
Submitted by: DebW
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Landed on my daughters forehead, would fly up briefly then land on her forehead again. Did this repeatedly over several minutes.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 11, 2021
Coordinator notes: clearly happy to have a source of electrolytes !
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Lincoln County