Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1304645

Spalding's Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes spaldingi

Observation date: August 02, 2021
Submitted by: rebeccagracey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The butterfly was in a meadow of flowers, many of the flowers being Redroot Buckwheat, the host plant for Spalding's Blue. This one flew to a piece of wood and perched there.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 03, 2021
Coordinator notes: this is a fun story, Rebecca. I'm glad you finally found it there!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County