Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 908590

Spalding's Dotted-Blue
Euphilotes spaldingi

Observation date: June 30, 2013
Submitted by: joeschelling
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Partly cloudy morning, redroot buckwheat grows profusely along south side of road leading to main entrance of Eagle Nest State Park. About 20 individuals seen here and several others in other locations in the area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 07, 2013
Coordinator notes: WOW! a first for Colfax County, an eastward range extension, and a new early record for spaldingi. You guys sure have a nose for this critter!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County