Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1248313

Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: May 13, 2020
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: High 69 Light breeze mostly sunny Stirred up By my Dog or probably would not have seen it, I have forgotten how small these are. Only saw one just after seeing thats correct a Snake. Dog decided not to take the upper trail so we went low as neither wanted to go the snake path. probably 100 ft from stream bead. very Small. Not to far from where we see the large orange sulphur.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: May 13, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County