Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1331154

Acacia Skipper
Cogia hippalus

Observation date: July 04, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At the Achenbach Canyon Trailhead, base of the Organ Mountains, a small patch of stinging serpent is beginning to flower along an arroyo bench and attracted this skipper to nectar. The morning was warm and breezy under full sunshine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 05, 2022
Coordinator notes: Jim, I am unaware of any dorsal views of this insect. May I borrow yours above - the flapped wing? nice work!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County