Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: June 06, 2019
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cloudy 66 high very Humid felt much Warmer getting dry some water in creek have been seeing these for a couple months but they have not wanted to pose until this afternoon. On trail until stirred up by dog then returned to trail edge to warm up. Only saw this one today of this species. other metalmark Behir's , orange tip, checkered White, Common Checkered Skipper, Orange Sulphur, Buckeye, Dusky, Gray Hairstreak others like monarch cabbage Mourning Cloak marine blue Acmon others!
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: You are right, wish it were me there-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County