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Subspecies Apodemia mejicanus mejicanus

Mormon Metalmark (mejicanus) - Apodemia mejicanus - female Mormon Metalmark (mejicanus) - Apodemia mejicanus - female Palmer's or Mormon Metalmark? - Apodemia mejicanus - female Palmer's or Mormon Metalmark? - Apodemia mejicanus - female Apodemia mejicanus - female Apodemia sp. - Apodemia mejicanus - male Apodemia mormo - Apodemia mejicanus Apodemia mormo - Apodemia mejicanus
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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
Tribe Emesiini
Genus Apodemia
Species mejicanus (Mexican Metalmark - Hodges#4402.2)
Subspecies mejicanus (Apodemia mejicanus mejicanus)
Identification
Distinguished from ssp. pueblo primarily by more westerly distribution, west of the Rio Grande in New Mexico, Arizona, and into Sonora and western Chihuahua.
Range
se. Arizona into nw. Mexico.
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