Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318653

Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne theona

Observation date: September 10, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual taking nutrients from moist rocks and seepage on the headwall of Soledad Canyon. Other insects are always present on these moist sites. The shaded site was warm, breezy, and with patchy sunshine on the rock face.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 18, 2022
Coordinator notes: water is a major magnet.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County