Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1294081

Mountain Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus xanthus

Observation date: June 09, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cloudless sky, warm- temp in mid 70s F., slight to no breeze, elevation ~9200 ft. Several individuals seen in this general area the past couple of days. This one nectaring on dandelion in very dry conditions. Decent ventral shot that might be good to have in the system.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: I accept your offer to get this ventral shot onto B of NM. please forward to my personal email at your convenience :^)
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County