Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317011

Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes aurantiaca

Observation date: November 23, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on twig on bank of Rio Grande where permanent flow occurs. Several individuals involved in territory defense and mate selection. Sunshine with light wind, on mostly overcast day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: November 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: Jim, this is a fabulous pic, nice work. and thanks for getting this late date into the system!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County