Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345041

Golden-headed Scallopwing
Staphylus ceos

Observation date: September 23, 2022
Submitted by: DLD
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Noticed this butterfly on salvia, flying from one flower to the next. It eventually was chased away by American Bumblebees ~Sunny, calm morning.
Status: Temporary Colonist
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: very cool. not often reported from Bernalillo County.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County