Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 856236

Saltbush Sootywing
Hesperopsis alpheus

Observation date: May 12, 2013
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Single individual nectaring on several Dwarf Desertpeony (Acourtia nana) plants. Saltbush host plants and Texas Beargrass in the area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: May 14, 2013
Coordinator notes: pretty tattered, but it can only be alpheus.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Lincoln County