Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1337722

Bronze Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes aenus

Observation date: August 05, 2022
Submitted by: Reneerob17
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched for a long time on a rock on the Tramway/La Luz Trail in the Sandia Mts.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: August 08, 2022
Coordinator notes: I think I see enough evidence of bronze scales on the FW to call this A. aenus. Go back and get more pics of you can, including upperside. It should dorsal bask in the morning.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County