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Common checkered-skipper

Pyrgus communis

Description:

Distinguished from other checkered skippers by its wing size and markings. This one was matching the brown tones of the rocks.

Habitat:

Spotted at the Valley of Fires State Park in southern New Mexico. Elevation 5246 ft.


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Brian38
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Brian38

New Mexico, USA

Lat: 33.68, Long: -105.93

Spotted on Oct 17, 2019
Submitted on Nov 5, 2019

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