Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1320001

Tailed Orange
Pyrisitia proterpia

Observation date: October 20, 2021
Submitted by: Gordon Berman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temperature in the 70s through mid October. Many species of Butterflies were feeding on turpentine bushes in full flower on the western slopes of the Organ Mountains
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: March 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: this is the cool season (tailed) form.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County