Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1333705

Mexican Sootywing
Pholisora mejicanus

Observation date: July 06, 2022
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: After seeing good numbers in 2019, Mexican Sootywing was rarely seen in 2020 or 2021. Several individuals were readily found in this location since July 6 nectaring on several different wildflowers and on damp sandy areas.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 22, 2022
Coordinator notes: thanks for the annual abundance notes!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County