Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318640

Tiny Checkerspot
Dymasia dymas

Observation date: September 10, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Checkerspot taking nectar from a showy goldeneye flower along the trail in upper Soledad Canyon. The morning was cool, breezy, and under full sunlight.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: and the white FW bar on this guy suggests subspecies chara.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County