Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1303954

Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: July 29, 2021
Submitted by: Zencoyote
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First Fatal of the season. One of the harder butterflies to see in this area, but appearing in the dried creek bed foliage just like last year. Has about the same size and energy of the blues in the area as well. But likes to rest with open wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: July 29, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County