Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1288952

Sonoran Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: April 18, 2021
Submitted by: dkaralun
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temperature 75 degrees and breezy. A few butterflies were coming in to nectar at the few flowering plants.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: April 21, 2021
Coordinator notes: This is deserti. Genomics suggest deserti is either in virgulti or maybe a species in itself. Not in mejicanus but still placed with it in the Pelham Catalogue-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California