Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1318938

Mexican Yellow
Eurema mexicana

Observation date: September 12, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individuals taking nutrients from moist soil of a seep along the Soledad/Bar Canyon Trails. It was common for this species to congregate in groups along with several other butterfly species as presented in the third image below. This mid-day was warm, breezy, and with full sunshine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: January 29, 2022
Coordinator notes: wonderful closeups!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County