Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1344250

Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes aurantiaca

Observation date: September 08, 2022
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In the dry gully of lower Fillmore Canyon some distance below the still running waterfall and above the creek still running also below where it joins with lower Ice Canyon. North of La Cueva. Warm day with little wind.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: I checked with a couple people who know minima way better than I do. They were not concerned about the black stigma. Orange Skipperling it is.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County