Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1300502

Observation date: July 13, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Few Clouds but hazy from distant wildfires. Temp ~65 degrees F, very slight breeze. 7-10 seen along trail nectaring on different species of buckwheat.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: nice! I believe the photo shows it nectaring at Redroot Buckwheat (Eriogonum racemosum) which is the larval host. a new location for this bug.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County