Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1142027

Arizona Metalmark
Calephelis arizonensis

Observation date: August 20, 2017
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At first, I assumed this was a Fatal. But I don't think it is. I believe that thin dark median band is more in line with an Arizona, and the dark areas adjacent that band on the FW and HW seem consistent with that of a female Arizona. And the ground color is spot on, too.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: October 25, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Santa Cruz County, United States, Arizona