Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1307456

Observation date: August 07, 2021
Date notes: first week of August
Submitted by: pinon11
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These were abundant in our arroyos for about a week to 10 days. They were seen feeding on purslane. There'd been rainfall so there was a surge of weeds including the purslane then. Colors of the caterpillars were variable.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 09, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County