Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 902618

Rawson's Metalmark
Calephelis rawsoni

Observation date: June 06, 2013
Submitted by: TCollins
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The Metalmark was found along a old ranch road that was weeded over and close to a creek. The weather was mild (low 80's) with some cloud cover. The butterfly was easy to approach and photograph.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: June 10, 2013
Coordinator notes: This is the first sighting of this species put into the BAMONA database sicne 2006. Verified using photos on BAMONA and photos and illustrations in Opler/Wright's "Western Butterflies".
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bailey County