Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311626

Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes aurantiaca

Observation date: September 13, 2021
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: There are a few tiny orange skippers that are challenging to ID. This is the familiar desert arroyo-dweller, Orange Skipperling. Edwards' lives in higher habitats and flies earlier in summer.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County