Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mexican Yellow
Eurema mexicana

Observation date: July 15, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A pair (2 of 3) yellows taking nutrients, nectar, and performing courtship displays at the head of Soledad Canyon, mid-slope of the Organ Mountains. They spent time on moist soil with dappled shade, at the shallow water of the seep, and nectaring from pepperweed (white mustard) flowers. The early afternoon was hot, mostly sunny, and with moderate wind gusts occasionally blowing up-canyon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 20, 2022
Coordinator notes: wonderful observations and photos. thank you!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County