Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mormon Metalmark
Apodemia mormo

Observation date: July 28, 2018
Submitted by: ncrosbyrd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mountain top on James' Buckwheat. Surely this is another species?
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: Although this A. mormo is somewhat more melanistic than most, it's not without precedent. See BAMONA's page on this sp.: https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Apodemia-mormo Very nice photos, too. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Cochise County