Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1307091

Arizona Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis arizonensis

Observation date: August 15, 2021
Submitted by: saguaro
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In Cebolla creek (lower waterfall area)
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 17, 2021
Coordinator notes: Saguaro, this is a cool record for this southern species, first time as far north as Cibola County. perhaps it is a stray or perhaps it is a (new) breeding resident. if you are able, it would be good to see if it shows up next year, too. thanks for submitting!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Cibola County