Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1337715

Blue-patched Eyed-Metalmark
Mesosemia carissima

Observation date: July 05, 2020
Submitted by: Charlie Doggett
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Along the path from my treehouse room to the breakfast restaurant in a banana plant flower, Maquenque Ecolodge & Reserve, Boca Tapada, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Charlie Doggett
Verified date: August 27, 2022
Coordinator notes: In one book the common name is given as "Blue-patched Eyemark." I can't find any info on why some are called "Eyed-Metalmark" and some people use "Eyemark" for several in this family.
Checklist region(s): Costa Rica