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Species Calephelis arizonensis - Arizona Metalmark - Hodges#4394

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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 Riodinini
Genus Calephelis
Species arizonensis (Arizona Metalmark - Hodges#4394)
Hodges Number
4394
Explanation of Names
Very similar to and closely related to C. rawsoni, and sometimes treated as a subspecies of it.
Range
Only found in southeastern Arizona and extreme southwestern New Mexico.
Habitat
Fairly common along streams in foothills.
Season
Flies spring to fall.