Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Laverna Metalmark
Calephelis laverna

Observation date: August 16, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very similar to Schaus' Metalmark. Jagged PM bands with reddish ground, black dorsal banding and a reddish marginal band with a series of black spots. Laverna has distinct red bands on the topside of the abdomen. Schaus' has a darker body with no banding.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: December 06, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Panama, Darién Province