Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1328588

Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis nemesis

Observation date: June 18, 2022
Submitted by: MAKI
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Saw over 100 of these butterflies along a section of the Chamberlain Trail in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: June 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: I'm envious. I have never seen even one of these in California. I have seen them in Arizona.-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County