Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona:

Riodinidae ( Metalmarks)

Mormon metalmark (Apodemia mormo mormo )

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Riodinidae

[10 Species listed, all figured]

  1. Fatal metalmark --- Calephelis nemesis nemesis
  2. Arizona metalmark --- Calephelis arizonensis
  3. Zela metalmark --- Emesis zela cleis
  4. Ares metalmark --- Emesis ares
  5. Mormon metalmark --- Apodemia mormo mormo [ larvae ]
  6. Mexican metalmark --- Apodemia mormo mejicana
  7. Hepburn's Metalmark --- Apodemia hepburni. Very rare stray. [ Distinguishing hepburni from palmeri]
  8. Palmer's metalmark --- Apodemia palmerii arizona
  9. Crescent Metalmark --- Apodemia phyciodoides. Original report may have been in error or else extinct in Arizona (common in parts of Sonora).
  10. Nais metalmark --- Apodemia nais


Bruce Walsh. jbwalsh@u.arizona.edu . Comments, correction and additions most welcome. To get to my home page .