Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1315500

Dorantes Longtail
Urbanus dorantes

Observation date: September 25, 2021
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mentosa canyon Mile up road from visitors center in sheltered area on nectar. I will try to post the stick pin in the correct area, I revised the last post in this canyon. I have never been there before and even on both maps I'm not familiar with this area so will have to guess about the exact location. We saw these in every location we went to Fremont, Madera, Mentosa and Sycamore Canyons have only been to AZ once before and these had been scarce that year. Dorantes? Have never seen a long tailed skipper of any species. Hot Clear day very windy.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: October 29, 2021
Coordinator notes: Montosa Canyon
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Santa Cruz County