Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1331015

Bronze Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes aenus

Observation date: June 29, 2022
Submitted by: Rozelle Wright
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sitting on slightly damp gravelly stream bed. Temperature in the low 70s calm. Clear morning after start of monsoons.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 06, 2022
Coordinator notes: Rozelle, a nice dorsal shot would be more proof but even without it this has to be Bronze Roadside-skipper. A new species for Los Alamos County and a northward range extension, thanks to our warming climate. Nice work by you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Los Alamos County