Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1301976

Mexican Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: July 19, 2021
Submitted by: topper72
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny, temp in lower 60s F., little to no breeze. One seen on trail basking for over 10 minutes allowing great photo ops.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: Topper, excellent pics! I love the underside showing so much orange. would you mind sharing the originals for Butterflies of NM?
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Colfax County