Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318907

Tailed Orange
Pyrisitia proterpia

Observation date: September 12, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual nectaring from purple morning-glory flower on vines established along a large arroyo crossed by Soledad/Bar Canyons Trails. The morning was warm with bright sunshine, however the butterfly was in a partially shaded location.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 28, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County