Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1066210

Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: October 12, 2010
Submitted by: Martin and Sara
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A regular October day down The Valley: warm and sticky - and this was our first ever metalmark. We were assured it was of the Fatal type but now we are not so sure . . .
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 16, 2016
Coordinator notes: Based on the darkened median band and the top spot on the underside forewing not being inset, I believe this is C. nemesis. SAT
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County