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Mormon Metalmark
Apodemia mormo

Observation date: August 08, 2019
Submitted by: Nancy Asquith
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found only the 1 individual. It was on Eriogonum nudum on a ridge trail. I know of only 4 other photo records of this species in Santa Clara County. All are from the last 7 years and all are located in Sierra Azul OSP. BAMONA has 7 legacy records for Santa Clara County, the most recent being a 1997 record.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: August 09, 2019
Coordinator notes: Quite a few others have been reported on Leps Serves. This is the Coast Range population, similar to nominate mormo.