Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1354809

Desert Elfin
Callophrys fotis

Observation date: April 29, 2023
Submitted by: williamharmonlds
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Perched on Juniper. Probable first NM iNat observation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 04, 2023
Coordinator notes: this butterfly is rarely seen or reported, so thanks for being out there looking! it is known from the Zuni Mtns, but this is a new location.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, McKinley County