Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1345763

Tropical Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha arene

Observation date: October 01, 2022
Submitted by: Chrustay
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Several seen along the low-flow ditch where there was grassy sides with flowering asters/fleabane. Perhaps a first county record? If so, a not very surprising one, as they are found along the Rio Grande in counties both directly adjoining Valencica to the north and south.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: October 04, 2022
Coordinator notes: a new species for Valencia County. it had to be there, so thanks for documenting it!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Valencia County