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Species Calephelis rawsoni - Rawson's Metalmark - Hodges#4392

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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 rawsoni (Rawson's Metalmark - Hodges#4392)
Hodges Number
4392
Explanation of Names
Calephelis rawsoni McAlpine, 1939
Identification
median area generally not as dark as Fatal Metalmark and forewing postmedian metallic bulge not as obvious as Rounded Metalmark
also, fringes seemingly more checkered then either Fatal or Rounded Metalmarks
Range
w. & c. TX to NE Mex. (BOA, BG)
Season
May-Oct (BG data)
Print References
McAlpine, W.S. 1939. A new metal mark (Calephelis) from Texas (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 34(2): 75-80.
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