Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 943277

Sonoran Metalmark
Apodemia mejicanus

Observation date: January 26, 2014
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: hot day then got cloudy and cool. clouds came in turned from 75- 66 in a short time. these photos 1330 cloudy. dry no rain several months. saw lots of butterflies sonoran blue , wrights metal mark dainty sulphur, sleepy orange, yucca skipper, day before desert black swallow tail, queens c blue, pacific blue, skipper texas or az powdered, moths cloudless sulphur. three female great purple hair streaks and one male gph while washing dishes they came for water. great weekend.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: January 28, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County