Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318641

Tiny Checkerspot
Dymasia dymas

Observation date: September 13, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Checkerspot taking nutrients from moist rocks and seepage on the Soledad Canyon headwall. The afternoon conditions included cool temperature, breezy, and partial sunshine. This individual was documented in full sunshine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: looks like you have both forms in the Las Cruces area . . . interesting.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County