Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1298844

Uhler's Arctic
Oeneis uhleri

Observation date: July 05, 2021
Submitted by: twofried
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 2 interacting. One seemed to be defending nectar source because when another butterfly came near, it would chase it away and then return to the same plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: Bob, these are nice images, better (more wing surfaces) than what I have on the uhleri account in Butterflies of NM. May I use them to spruce things up? will credit you, of course. if you agree, send them to my personal email, along with a location and date.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Taos County