Butterflies of New Mexico

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Note a few of the pictures (noted) are from Arizona or other states, and of course, some of the names may be incorrect. For each species, the most recent photo are shown first.


2021
In February 2021, this section of the website was significantly overhauled. Since 2010, there had been a page of photos for each year identifying the date and location of each butterfly photo. This involved a total of 4,294 photos, many of which were useful in identification but was growing unmanageable and included many that were not particularly good photos. Of that total, 2,847 were deleted bringing the overall number down to 1,447 which are organized taxonomically on six pages by family. In the new design, this entry page will include photos from the current year, and at the end of the year, a select number added to the taxonomy pages.

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Embudito]

Acmon/Lupine Blue
(Plebejus acmon/lupini)
[Embudito]

Acmon/Lupine Blue
(Plebejus acmon/lupini)
[Embudito]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

Common Checkered-Skipper
(Pyrgus communis)
[Embudito]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Embudito]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Embudito]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Embudito]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Question Mark
(Polygonia interrogationis)
[Whitfield]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Embudito]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Ceraunus Blue
(Hemiargus ceranus)
[Embudito]

Ceraunus Blue
(Hemiargus ceranus)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudito]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Embudito]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Embudito]

Checkered White
(Pontia protodice)
[Embudito]

Fiery Skipper
(Hylephila phyleus)
[Embudito]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Painted Lady
(Vanessa cardui)
[Embudito]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Embudito]

Common Checkered-Skipper
(Pyrgus communis)
[Embudito]

Pipevine Swallowtail
(Battus philenor)
[Pinos Altos]

Pipevine Swallowtail
(Battus philenor)
[Pinos Altos]

Southern Dogface
(Zerene cesonia)
[Kingston]

Southern Dogface
(Zerene cesonia)
[Kingston]

Southern Dogface
(Zerene cesonia)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Southern Dogface
(Zerene cesonia)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae)
[Kingston]

Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae)
[Pinos Altos]

Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae)
[Las Cruces]

Mexican Yellow
(Eurema mexicana)
[Kingston]

Mexican Yellow
(Eurema mexicana)
[Kingston]

Mexican Yellow
(Eurema mexicana)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)
[Las Cruces]

Sleepy Orange
(Abaeis nicippe)
[Pinos Altos]

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)
[Las Cruces]

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)
[Paseo del Rio]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Pinos Altos]

Echo Azure
(Celastrina echo)
[Pinos Altos]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Paseo del Rio]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Bear Mtn.]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Paseo del Rio]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Pinos Altos]

Red-bordered Satyr
(Gyrocheilus patrobas)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Red-bordered Satyr
(Gyrocheilus patrobas)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Red-bordered Satyr
(Gyrocheilus patrobas)
[Pinos Altos]

Red-bordered Satyr
(Gyrocheilus patrobas)
[Pinos Altos]

Red-bordered Satyr
(Gyrocheilus patrobas)
[Pinos Altos]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Paseo del Rio]

Viceroy
(Limenitis archippus)
[Paseo del Rio]

Arizona Sister
(Adelpha eulalia)
[Pinos Altos]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Las Cruces]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Las Cruces]

Hackberry Emperor (top) & Empress Leilia (bottom)
(Asterocampa celtis & A. leilia)
[Las Cruces]

Empress Leilia (dorsal)
(Asterocampa leilia)
[Las Cruces]

American Lady
(Vanessa virginiensis)
[Pinos Altos]

West Coast Lady
(Vanessa annabella)
[Bear Mtn.]

Definite Patch
(Chlosyne definita)
[Paseo del Rio]

Definite Patch
(Chlosyne definita)
[Paseo del Rio]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Funereal Duskywing
(Erynnis funeralis)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Apache Skipper
(Hesperia woodgatei)
[Bear Mtn.]

Orange Skipperling
(Copaeodes aurantiaca)
[Kingston]

Orange Skipperling
(Copaeodes aurantiaca)
[Bear Mtn.]

Sachem
(Atalopedes campestris)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Arizona Sister
(Adelpha eulalia)
[Embudito]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Embudo]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Embudo]

Pearl Crescent
(Phyciodes tharos)
[Whitfield]

Pearl Crescent
(Phyciodes tharos)
[Whitfield]

West Coast Lady
(Vanessa annabella)
[Whitfield]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Whitfield]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Whitfield]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Whitfield]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Whitfield]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Whitfield]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Whitfield]

Black Swallowtail
(Papilio polyxenes)
[Whitfield]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Whitfield]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Whitfield]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Three Gun]

Funereal Duskywing
(Erynnis funerealis)
[Three Gun]

Checkered White
(Pontia protodice)
[Three Gun]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Corrales]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Embudito]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Cienega]

Painted Lady
(Vanessa cardui)
[Pine Flat]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Pine Flat]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Capilla Peak]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Pine Flat]

Painted Lady
(Vanessa cardui)
[Pine Flat]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Pine Flat]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Pine Flat]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Capilla Peak]

American & Painted Lady,
Hoary Comma

[Capilla Peak]

Question Mark
(Polygonia interrogationis)
[Capilla Peak]

Melissa Blue
(Plebejus melissa)
[Capilla Peak]

Melissa Blue
(Plebejus melissa)
[Capilla Peak]

Painted Crescent
(Phyciodes picta)
[Capilla Peak]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[Capilla Peak]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Capilla Peak]

Ceraunus Blue
(Hemiargus ceranus)
[Capilla Peak]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Capilla Peak]

Acmon/Lupine Blue
(Plebejus acmon/lupine)
[Capilla Peak]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Capilla Peak]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Capilla Peak]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Capilla Peak]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Capilla Peak]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[Embudito]

Arizona Sister
(Adelpha eulalia)
[Embudito]

Echo Azure
(Celastrina echo)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Embudito]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Corrales]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[Corrales]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Water Canyon]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Toriette Lake]

Arachne Checkerspot
(Polyadras arachne)
[Toriette Lake]

Arachne Checkerspot
(Polyadras arachne)
[Toriette Lake]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Toriette Lake]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Toriette Lake]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Toriette Lake]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Toriette Lake]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Nokomis Fritillary
(Argynnis nokomis)
[Luna Lake - AZ]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Whitfield]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Whitfield]

Question Mark
(Polygonia interrogationis)
[Whitfield]

Dotted Roadside-Skipper
(Amblyscirtes eor)
[Whitfield]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Whitfield]

Pearl Crescent
(Phyciodes tharos)
[Whitfield]

Painted Crescent
(Phyciodes picta)
[Whitfield]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Sleepy Orange
(Eurema nicippe)
[Embudito]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Boca Negra]

Sleepy Orange
(Eurema nicippe)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Jemez]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Jemez]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Jemez]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Jemez]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Jemez]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Jemez]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Jemez]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Jemez]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Jemez]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Jemez]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Jemez]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[Jemez]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Jemez]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Jemez]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Jemez]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Jemez]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Jemez]

Sachem
(Atalopedes campestris)
[Jemez]

Sachem
(Atalopedes campestris)
[Jemez]

Sachem
(Atalopedes campestris)
[Jemez]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[Peñasco]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[Peñasco]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Peñasco]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Peñasco]

Southwestern (top L) and Great Spangled (top R and bottom)
Fritillaries

[Peñasco]

Southwestern (L) and Great Spangled (R)
Fritillaries

[Peñasco]

Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae)
[Peñasco]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Peñasco]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Peñasco]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Peñasco]

Green Comma
(Polygonia faunus)
[Peñasco]

Fiery Skipper
(Hylephila phyleus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Black Swallowtail
(Papilio polyxenes)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Bordered Patch
(Chlosyne lacinia)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Fiery Skipper
(Hylephila phyleus)
[Embudito]

Common Sootywing
(Pholisora catullus)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Embudito]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Mead's Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis meadii)
[Embudito Trail]

Mead's Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis meadii)
[Embudito Trail]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Piedras Marcadas Dam]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Cienega]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[Cienega]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Meridian Duskywing
(Erynnis meridianus)
[Embudito]

Arizona Sister
(Adelpha eulalia)
[Embudito]

Weidemyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Hackberry Emperoro
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Embudito]

Hackberry Emperoro
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Water Canyon]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Water Canyon]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Water Canyon]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Water Canyon]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Water Canyon]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Water Canyon]

Common Sootywing
(Pholisora catullus)
[The Box]

Common Sootywing
(Pholisora catullus)
[The Box]

Common Sootywing
(Pholisora catullus)
[The Box]

American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)
[The Box]

Common Streaky-Skipper
(Celotes nessus)
[The Box]

Ceraunus Blue
(Hemiargus ceranus)
[The Box]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[The Box]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[The Box]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[San Mateo Spring]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[San Mateo Spring]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[San Mateo Spring]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[San Mateo Spring]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[San Mateo Spring]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[San Mateo Spring]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[San Mateo Spring]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[San Mateo Spring]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[San Mateo Spring]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[San Mateo Spring]

Uncas Skipper
(Hesperia uncas)
[Lobo Canyon]

Uncas Skipper
(Hesperia uncas)
[Lobo Canyon]

Acmon/Lupine Blue
(Plebejus acmon/lupini)
[Lobo Canyon]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Lobo Canyon]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Lobo Canyon]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Balsam Glade]

Colorado Hairstreak
(Hypaurotis crysalus)
[Balsam Glade]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Capulin]

Tailed Copper (f)
(Lycaena arota)
[Capulin]

Tailed Copper (m)
(Lycaena arota)
[Capulin]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[near Balsam Glade]

Orange Sulphur
(Colias eurytheme)
[Capulin]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Embudito]

Common Checkered-Skipper
(Pyrgus communis)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Embudito]

Thicket Hairstreak
(Callophrys spinetorum)
[Oak Flats]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Oak Flats]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Oak Flats]

Common Sootywing
(Pholisora catullus)
[Embudito]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[EV Long]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[EV Long]

Garita Skipperling
(Oarisma garita)
[Johnson Mesa]

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)
[Johnson Mesa]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Johnson Mesa]

Banded Hairstreak
(Satyrium calanus)
[EV Long]

Pearl Crescent
(Phyciodes tharos)
[EV Long]

Horace's Duskywing
(Erynnis horatius)
[EV Long]

Taxiles Skipper
(Poanes taxiles)
[EV Long]

Pine White f
(Neophasia menapia)
[EV Long]

Pine White m
(Neophasia menapia)
[EV Long]

Pine White f
(Neophasia menapia)
[Johnson Mesa]

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)
[Cienega]

Sleepy Orange
(Eurema nicippe)
[Cienega]

Pipevine Swallowtail
(Battus philenor)
[Cienega]

Pipevine Swallowtail
(Battus philenor)
[Cienega]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Cienega]

Square-spotted Blue
(Euphilotes battoides)
[Embudito]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Colorado Hairstreak
(Hypaurotis crysalus)
[Capulin]

Colorado Hairstreak
(Hypaurotis crysalus)
[Balsam Glade]

Juniper Hairstreak
(Callophrys gryneus)
[Las Huertas]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Las Huertas]

Square-spotted Blue
(Euphilotes battoides)
[Las Huertas]

Square-spotted Blue
(Euphilotes battoides)
[Las Huertas]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[Balsam Glade]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[8000']

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Balsam Glade]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Two-tailed Swallowtail
(Papilio multicaudata)
[Embudito]

Two-tailed Swallowtail
(Papilio multicaudata)
[Embudito]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Embudito]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Mormon Fritillary
(Speyeria mormonia)
[West of Hopewell]

Mormon Fritillary
(Speyeria mormonia)
[West of Hopewell]

Aphrodite Fritillary
(Argynnis aphrodite)
[West of Hopewell]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[West of Hopewell]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[West of Hopewell]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[West of Hopewell]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[West of Hopewell]

Garita Skipperling
(Oarisma garita)
[Hopewell Lake]

Garita Skipperling
(Oarisma garita)
[Hopewell Lake]

Anicia Checkerspot
(Euphydryas anicia alena)
[Hopewell Lake]

Anicia Checkerspot
(Euphydryas anicia alena)
[Hopewell Lake]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Hopewell Lake]

Small Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis oetus)
[Hopewell Lake]

Small Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis oetus)
[Hopewell Lake]

Small Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis oetus)
[Hopewell Lake]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Capilla Peak]

California Tortoiseshell
(Nymphalis californica)
[Capilla Peak]

California Tortoiseshell
(Nymphalis californica)
[Capilla Peak]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Capilla Peak]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Capilla Peak]

Pacuvius Duskywing
(Erynnis pacuvius)
[Capilla Peak]

Pacuvius Duskywing
(Erynnis pacuvius)
[Capilla Peak]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Capilla Peak]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[Capilla Peak]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Comynta amyntula)
[Capilla Peak]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper (f)
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper (m)
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

American Lady
(Vanessa virginiensis)
[8000']

'Dorothea's' Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa dorothea)
[8000']

'Dorothea's' Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa dorothea)
[8000']

Orange Sulfur
(Colias eurytheme)
[8000']

Margined White
(Pieris marginalis)
[8000']

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[8000']

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[Jemez]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[Jemez]

Pine White
(Neophasia menapia)
[Jemez]

Northern Crescent
(Phyciodes cocyta)
[Jemez]

Northern Crescent
(Phyciodes cocyta)
[Jemez]

Nais Metalmark
(Apodemia nais)
[Jemez]

Horace's Duskywing
(Erynnis horatius)
[Jemez]

Horace's Duskywing
(Erynnis horatius)
[Jemez]

Western Tiger Swallowtail
(Papilio rutulus)
[Jemez]

Thicket Hairstreak
(Callophrys spinetorum)
[Jemez]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Jemez]

Sylvan Hairstreak
(Satyrium sylvinus)
[Jemez]

Silver-spotted Skipper
(Epargyreus clarus)
[Jemez]

Banded Hairstreak
(Satyrium calanus)
[Jemez]

Taxiles Skipper
(Poanes taxiles)
[Seven Springs]

Silvery Checkerspot
(Chlosyne nycteis)
[Seven Springs]

Silvery Checkerspot
(Chlosyne nycteis)
[Seven Springs]

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Seven Springs]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Seven Springs]

Milbert's Tortoiseshell
(Aglais milberti)
[Seven Springs]

Milbert's Tortoiseshell
((Aglais milberti)
[Seven Springs]

Mourning Cloak
(Nymphalis antiopa)
[Seven Springs]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Seven Springs]

Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa)
[Seven Springs]

Great Spangled Fritillary
(Argynnis cybele)
[Seven Springs]

'Dorothea's' Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa dorothea)
[Ellis]

'Dorothea's' Southwestern Fritillary
(Argynnis nausicaa dorothea)
[Ellis]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Ellis]

Taxiles Skipper
(Poanes taxiles)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Cienega]

Russet Skipperling
(Piruna pirus)
[Cienega]

Marine Blue
(Leptotes marina)
[Cienega]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Embudito]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Elena Gallegos]

California Tortoiseshell
(Nymphalis californica)
[Cienega]

Tailed Copper
(Lycaena arota)
[Cienega]

Juniper Hairstreak
(Callophrys gryneus)
[Cienega]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Three Mile]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Ellis]

Mourning Cloak
(Nymphalis antiopa)
[Ellis]

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Ellis]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Ellis]

Marine Blue
(Leptotes marina)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Taxiles Skipper
(Poanes taxiles)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Small Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis oetus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Dun Skipper
(Euphyes vestris)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Russet Skipperling
(Piruna pirus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Taxiles Skipper
(Poanes taxiles)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Embudito]

Hackberry Emperor
(Asterocampa celtis)
[Embudito]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Embudito]

Common Wood-Nymph
(Cercyonis pegala)
[Ojito]

Sleepy Orange
(Eurema nicippe)
[Ojito]

Fiery Skipper
(Hylephila phyleus)
[Home]

Monarch
(Danaus plexippus)
[Abo]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Abo]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Eagle Nest]

Common Ringlet
(Coenonympha tullia)
[Angel Fire]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Cupido amyntula)
[Angel Fire]

Northern Cloudywing
(Thorybes pylades)
[Angel Fire]

Greenish Blue
(Plebejus saepiolus)
[Angel Fire]

Boisduval's Blue
(Plebejus icarioides)
[Angel Fire]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Eagle Nest]

Riding's Satyr
(Neominois ridingsii)
[Eagle Nest]

Square-spotted Blue
(Euphilotes battoides)
[Eagle Nest]

Square-spotted Blue
(Euphilotes battoides)
[Eagle Nest]

Nevada Skipper
(Hesperia nevada)
[Tolby Day Use Area]

Dreamy Duskywing
(Erynnis icelus)
[Tolby Day Use Area]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[Eagle Nest]

Ruddy Copper
(Lycaena rubidus)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Spalding's Blue
(Euphilotes spaldingi)
[Eagle Nest]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Embudito]

Afranius Duskywing
(Erynnis afranius)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Texan Crescent
(Anthanassa texana)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Texan Crescent
(Anthanassa texana)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Silver-spotted Skipper
(Epargyreus clarus)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Pahaska Skipper
(Hesperia pahaska)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Canyonland Satyr
(Cyllopsis pertepida)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Gulf Fritillary
(Agraulis vanillae)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
(Amblyscirtes oslari)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
(Amblyscirtes oslari)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Queen
(Danaus gilippus)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Lupine Blue
(Plebejus lupini)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Melissa Blue
(Plebejus melissa)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Juniper Hairstreak
(Callophrys gryneus)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Northern Cloudywing
(Thorybes pylades)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Russet Skipperling
(Piruna pirus)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
(Amblyscirtes oslari)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Oslar's Roadside-Skipper
(Amblyscirtes oslari)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Black Swallowtail
(Papilio polyxenes)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Black Swallowtail
(Papilio polyxenes)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Mexican Sootywing
(Pholisora mejicana)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Mexican Sootywing
(Pholisora mejicana)
[Manzano/Capilla]

Milkweed Party
[Manzano/Capilla]
 

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Red Admiral
(Vanessa atalanta)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Northern Cloudywing
(Thorybes pylades)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Duskywing sp.
(Erynnis sp.)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Duskywing sp.
(Erynnis sp.)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Checkered White
(Pontia protodice)
[Abo]

Marine Blue
(Leptotes marina)
[Abo]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[Abo]

Silver-spotted Skipper
(Epargyreus clarus)
[Tajique]

Northern Cloudywing
(Thorybes pylades)
[Tajique]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Viereck's Skipper
(Atrytonopsis vierecki)
[Embudito]

Arctic Blue
(Agriades glandon)
[Balsam Glade]

Green Skipper
(Hesperia viridis)
[Embudito]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Embudito]

Viereck's Skipper
(Atrytonopsis vierecki)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Dotted Checkerspot
(Poladryas minuta)
[Mills Canyon]

Dotted Checkerspot
(Poladryas minuta)
[Mills Canyon]

Dotted Checkerspot
(Poladryas minuta)
[Mills Canyon]

Dotted Checkerspot
(Poladryas minuta)
[Mills Canyon]

Dotted Checkerspot
(Poladryas minuta)
[Mills Canyon]

Reakirt's Blue
(Echinargus isola)
[Trujillo?]

Weidemeyer's Admiral
(Limenitis weidemeyerii)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Silver-spotted Skipper
(Epargyreus clarus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Rhesus Skipper
(Polites rhesus)
[Hwy 117]

Rhesus Skipper
(Polites rhesus)
[Hwy 117]

Rhesus Skipper
(Polites rhesus)
[Hwy 117]

Dreamy Duskywing
(Erynnis icelus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Western Green Hairstreak
(Callophrys affinis)
[Jemez]

Brown Elfin
(Callophrys augustinus)
[Jemez]

Brown Elfin
(Callophrys augustinus)
[Jemez]

Western Pine Elfin
(Callophrys eryphon)
[Jemez]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Dreamy Duskywing
(Erynnis icelus)
[Cienega]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Cupido amyntula)
[Cienega]

Western Tailed-Blue
(Cupido amyntula)
[Cienega]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Embudito]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Embudito]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Embudito]

Marine Blue
(Leptotes marina)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Silver-spotted Skipper
(Epargyreus clarus)
[Embudito]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Silvery Blue
(Glaucopsyche lygdamus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Embudito]

Silvery Blue
(Glaucopsyche lygdamus)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Field Crescent
(Phyciodes pulchella)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Hoary Comma
(Polygonia gracilis)
[Capulin/Balsam]

Checkered White
(Pontia protodice)
[Embudito]

Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)
[Embudito]

Two-tailed Swallowtail
(Papilio multicaudata)
[Embudito]

Dobra Cloudywing?
(Cecropterus dobra)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Acmon/Lupine Blue
(Plebejus acmon/lupini)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Sleepy Duskywing
(Erynnis brizo)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Viereck's Skipper
(Atrytonopsis vierecki)
[San Lorenzo]

Arizona Hairstreak
(Erora quaderna)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Arizona Hairstreak
(Erora quaderna)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Sagebrush Checkerspot
(Chlosyne acastus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Sagebrush Checkerspot
(Chlosyne acastus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Orange Skipperling
(Copaeodes aurantiacus)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Mylitta Crescent
(Phyciodes mylitta)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Arizona Sister
(Adelpha eulalia)
[Railroad Cyn.]

Clouded Sulphur
(Colias philodice)
[McMillan Cpgd.]

Short-tailed Skipper
(Zestusa dorus)
[Embudito]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Embudito]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Embudito]

Southwestern Orangetip (f)
(Anthocharis sara thoosa)
[Embudito]

Southwestern Orangetip (f)
(Anthocharis sara thoosa)
[Embudito]

Painted Lady
(Vanessa cardui)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Yucca Giant-Skipper
(Megathymus yuccae)
[Las Huertas]

Rocky Mtn. Duskywing
(Erynnis telemachus)
[Las Huertas]

Common Streaky-Skipper
(Celotes nessus)
[The Box]

Juniper Hairstreak
(Callophrys gryneus)
[Water Canyon]

Thicket Hairstreak
(Callophrys spinetorum)
[Water Canyon]

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atledes halesus)
[Water Canyon]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Water Canyon]

Sonoran Metalmark
(Apodemia mejicanus)
[Water Canyon]

Sleepy Duskywing
(Erynnis brizo)
[Embudito]

Short-tailed Skipper
(Zestusa dorus)
[Embudito]

Two-tailed Swallowtail
(Papilio multicaudata)
[Embudito]

Short-tailed Skipper
(Zestusa dorus)
[Embudito]

Thicket Hairstreak
(Callophrys spinetorum)
[Doc Long/Bill Spring]

Spring White
(Pontia sisymbrii)
[Three Gun]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Three Gun]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Three Gun]

Southwestern Orangetip (m)
(Anthocharis sara thoosa)
[Embudito]

Mourning Cloak
(Nymphalis antiopa)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

Sandia Hairstreak
(Callophrys mcfarlandi)
[Embudito]

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