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Mexican Metalmark - Apodemia mejicanus - female

Mexican Metalmark - Apodemia mejicanus - Female
La Luz Canyon, Otero County, New Mexico, USA
August 5, 2008
worn - paler indicidual


This should be
Apodemia [mormo] mejicanus ssp. pueblo, by location and association, but I have to admit that it is leaning toward A. druyi quite a bit in that orange coloring. I really strongly suspect that the two blend in southern New Mexico, and that A. druyi replaces pueblo to the south.

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