Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1298606

Garita Skipperling
Oarisma garita

Observation date: July 04, 2021
Submitted by: Chrustay
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: vestris is rather dark brown, chocolate, whereas garita is gold with a dark overwash. many people confuse garita and Oarisma edwardsii, but the latter is gold NOT overwashed with dark scales. If I see what you're seeing, the white costal margin may simply be light reflected off a worn edge.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County