Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 930290

Four-spotted Skipperling
Piruna polingii

Observation date: July 14, 2013
Submitted by: swordmaker1968
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on the Sneezeweed Flower in the meadow on the Forest Service hiking trail Osha at 8700' in elevation. Partly cloudy day approz 75-80F
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 22, 2013
Coordinator notes: Swordmaker, I wish this was prenda - it would be new for NM! But it is Piruna polingii (Four-spotted Skipperling), which is also a cool bug. thanks for submitting.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Otero County