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Taxonomy Notes: Burnsius albsecens and Burnsius communis are often indistinguishable in the field.
Alternate Scientific Names:
Pyrgus communis or albescens
Pollinator Week was June 20-26, 2022!
Butterflies and moths are accidental pollinators of many flowering plants. While most species do not have special structures to carry pollen, they do brush against pollen and transfer it to other flowers.
Did you know? The Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas) flies close to the ground and uses its short proboscis to probe flowers of wild strawberry, white sweet clover, and other low-lying plants.
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Observation date: Apr 28, 2022
Submitted by: Janet Ruth
Region: Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States