Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1294206

Draco Skipper
Polites draco

Observation date: June 07, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hazy from fires in AZ & SW NM, warm temp. ~75 degrees F, partly cloudy, slight breeze at ~9200 ft elevation. Only one briefly seen probing moist dirt. Poor ventral shot, but I'm guessing this is Draco Skipper.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: yes, this is the male Draco. a good get for Los Alamos County!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County