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  Sighting 1323971

Python Skipper
Atrytonopsis python

Observation date: May 10, 2022
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fillmore Canyon, above waterfall, but not far. In the bottom of the canyon, near water, but surrounded by dry country and mostly rocky.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 14, 2022
Coordinator notes: while this remains A. python ssp. margarita in BAMONA world, it is treated as a full species, Atrytonopsis margarita in more up-to-date taxonomies.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County