Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317420

Bronze Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes aenus

Observation date: July 21, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dark brown skipper (one of 4) taking nutrients from moist soil and small rocks near the head of Soledad Canyon. The site was dappled with shade from maple leaves on a breezy, hot day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: December 12, 2021
Coordinator notes: an underside shot would be helpful, but there's enough here to be sure; superb!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County