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Subfamily Riodininae

Swamp Metalmark - Calephelis muticum - male metalmark in Travis County, Texas (another one) - Calephelis nemesis - female Unknown Butterfly - Calephelis nemesis Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis Blue Metalmark - Lasaia sula - female Rounded Metalmark - Calephelis perditalis Chrysalis - Apodemia Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis - female
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Riodinidae (Metalmarks)
Subfamily Riodininae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Riodininae Grote, 1895
Remarks
This is the only subfamily of Riodinidae present in our area. A second subfamily, Euselasiinae was believed to be present in North America, but this was based on mislabelled material (Pelham, 2008 (1)).
Works Cited
1.A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada
Jonathan P. Pelham. 2008. The Lepidoptera Research Foundation, Inc.