Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mexican Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: July 16, 2022
Submitted by: twofried
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Gray eyes. Still not sure if this is a separate species from Mormon Metalmark
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: July 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: there are several uncertainties in this group. the DNA is being studied. I think this one and Mormon (green eyes and DHW has no orange) will remain distinct, but there are likely to be changes within Mexican.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Taos County