Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317013

Mexican Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: August 18, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual perched on sub-shrub stem. Sunny, warm day following recent rain, moist soil and damp vegetation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: November 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: Jim, thanks so much for posting this image. with grey eyes and dark orange scales in the dorsal hindwing basal and median areas, I call this Apodemia mejicanus. ~5750 ft elevation.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico