Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1078978

Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: April 17, 2016
Submitted by: JKHatfield
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sighted low near trailside in Ransom Caynon (Lubbock Co.), Texas on small Thelasperma folifolium and Melanpodium leucanthum. This female(?) was basking and nectaring in warmth of afternoon sun. Weather was warm (lower 70's) after a cool (upper 40's) morning. Partly cloudy, mildly breezy conditions.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 16, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Lubbock County, Texas