Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311999

Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes nysa

Observation date: September 15, 2021
Submitted by: Jonathan Batkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: One found on the road along the east bank of the Pecos River, below the dam at Sumner Lake. It flew after I got a record shot. I did not refind it nor see any other examples of this species.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 20, 2021
Coordinator notes: Jonathan, this is a nice record, for sure. not the first for DeBaca County, but one of few. that is a nice spot - below the dam. thanks for keeping your butterfly eyes open!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, De Baca County