Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1110051

Sonoran Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: March 15, 2016
Submitted by: JoseBonner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were several metalmarks at this location; this one rested on the ground long enough for me to approach and photograph it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: December 28, 2016
Coordinator notes: Subspecies deserti. Mormon Metalmarks subspecies fly late summer and fall. California "deserti" on the western deserts may actually belong to Apodemia virgulti-Kenb Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Riverside County