Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1317034

Mexican Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: September 10, 2021
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual nectaring from Zinnia flowers. Day is sunny and hot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: November 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: ~5950' elevation; grey eyes and very dark wing bases point to A. mejicanus.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County