Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1319658

Observation date: October 04, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual nectaring from a purple aster flower growing in a large stand on the Rio Grande Floodplain. The mid-day was warm, breezy, and under full sunshine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: females of Orange and Clouded have a high rate of albinism and these unpigmented females are impossible to distinguish
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County