Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1312336

Golden-headed Scallopwing
Staphylus ceos

Observation date: September 19, 2021
Submitted by: JudyLY
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This is a male, and I finally got a photo that showed his colorful head! I noticed it in vegetation next to the narrow path along the Arroyo Trail from La Cueva parking lot down to a flowing creek at Dripping Springs Recreation Area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: very nice!!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County