Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1324089

Saltbush Sootywing
Hesperopsis alpheus

Observation date: May 06, 2022
Submitted by: robtluke@aol.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This Duskywing? was on this rock at Bosque del Apache NWR, NM. It landed, I got this picture and then it flew off!
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 14, 2022
Coordinator notes: it's harder to tell with wings so closed, and the intensity of markings varies a bit for this species, but this is Saltbush Sootywing.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Socorro County