Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1321900

Dury's Metalmark
Apodemia duryi

Observation date: March 27, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This individual selected a creosotebush shrub above/among range ratany dwarf-shrubs for perching/displaying. This perch selection occurs occasionally and may have been aided by moderate but gusting wind on this afternoon. The day was warm and sunny on this east-facing lowslope.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 05, 2022
Coordinator notes: I appreciate the ventral views and may borrow one for BofNM!
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County