Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1322260

Golden-headed Scallopwing
Staphylus ceos

Observation date: April 10, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small black butterfly nectaring from phacelia flowers that have become established in the Rio Grande overflow channel. The afternoon temperature was warm, the site under full sun, and light wind was occurring.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 13, 2022
Coordinator notes: excellent shots. thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County