Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 940378

Sonoran Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: November 24, 2013
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: lacking orange on hind wings except for two small spots, on alkali golden bush. very moist day due to previous rain of aprox. .50 or half inch two previous 62 high mostly cloudy. low that prior night 38 lots of buckwheat in the area in canyons and on hill sides
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: November 26, 2013
Coordinator notes: Subspecies deserti; LATE flight record for California.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County