Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1331827

Tiny Checkerspot
Dymasia dymas

Observation date: July 08, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual checkerspot taking nectar from stinging serpent flowers established along an arroyo at the Achenbach Canyon Trailhead of the Organ Mountains. This is one of three individuals I observed in two low elevation canyons. The midday was hot, moderately windy, and under high clod cover.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 12, 2022
Coordinator notes: terrific shots, Jim. that "stinging serpent" flower seems to be very popular.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County