Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1250193

Sonoran Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: May 26, 2020
Submitted by: Aner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on Apache Plume (Fallugia paradoxa) near where La Luz trail meets the Tramway Trail.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: June 04, 2020
Coordinator notes: the taxonomy in this group is somewhat uncertain, but Sonoran Metalmark is as good a name as any for this butterfly. thanks for sharing your great photos!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County