Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1295866

Draco Skipper
Polites draco

Observation date: June 09, 2021
Submitted by: Harry Forbes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Bright and sunny. Sometimes the light was tough on the butterflies as in this case. Sorry the pic isn't a bit better.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 29, 2021
Coordinator notes: the grass skippers pose some ID challenges, but now that you know what this is, look at the underside marks and see if you agree.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Taos County