Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1307637

Tropical Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha arene

Observation date: August 17, 2021
Submitted by: Aner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw quite a few of these little skippers. This one was nectaring on milkweed in the Bosque.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: we don't get many submittals for this tiny little thing. good job finding it, photographing it, and submitting to BAMONA. The Albuquerque bosque is as far north as we've seen it along the Rio Grande.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County