NM. The Sacramento Mountains checkerspot is found only
in high mountain meadows in the vicinity of Cloudcroft in the
Sacramento Mountains, Otero county, New Mexico. It is closely
associated with its larval foodplant, the New Mexico penstemon.
Habitat loss, land trades, livestock grazing, and pesticide
Listing petition filed on 1-26-98 by Center for Biological
Diversity. 90-day finding issued on 12-29-99.
To Be Taken