Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1324364

Python Skipper
Atrytonopsis python

Observation date: May 15, 2022
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On top of Little Bear Mountain, nectaring on Russian Thistle. Surrounded by a pinon woodland with Sideoats Gramma and other grasses.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 17, 2022
Coordinator notes: this will be moved over to Margaria Skipper at some point, but you can call it Python for now. fabulous shot of a very fresh adult
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Grant County