Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1322481

Short-tailed Skipper
Zestusa dorus

Observation date: April 15, 2022
Submitted by: Joshua C
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Lifer! There were 3 of these getting nutrients from the ground with their proboscises. They weren't wary at all and let me get close for photos.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: congratulations! we don't see these every year.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County