Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1312911

Rawson's Metalmark
Calephelis rawsoni

Observation date: September 24, 2021
Submitted by: ObserverofGod'sart
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Both photos are the same butterfly. Feeding on wildflower baby asters breath. Orange underside. I haven't seen this one all year until now. Only one observed among other butterfly varieties.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 31, 2022
Coordinator notes: I agree that this is likely C. rawsoni, although the antennae clubs don't seem quite right when compared against other photos.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bexar County