Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1336008

Taxiles Skipper
Poanes taxiles

Observation date: July 28, 2022
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In the bottom of a canyon on a somewhat cloudy day. While it has been a monsoon season, the area has not seen rain for some time.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: awesome, Marta. commendable persistence. SE Arizona seems to have taxiles in its mountains as well, and they see individuals flying into September. they describe that as a "single but somewhat protracted" generation. thanks for documenting the situation in the Organs!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County