Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1322455

Mexican Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: April 14, 2022
Submitted by: jamesvonloh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Metalmark observed taking nectar from rose heath flowers, a forb established along the Bar Canyon hiking trail in the Organ Mountains. The day was warm, under full sun, and with a constant wind from the NW-to-SE that blew across this site.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: April 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County