Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317971

Observation date: August 18, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I observed two satyrs along the Pine Tree Trail above the Aguirre Springs Campground. Each was perched on a rock, likely to warm following a rainy night and during a humid morning. Conditions were cool, humid, and with partial cloud cover.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: December 28, 2021
Coordinator notes: I love this butterfly - subspecies smithorum is the most beautiful of all the Red Satyr subspecies. I borrowed your top photo to better illuminate this species in Butterflies of NM. thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico