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Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula)

 

Blue Metalmark

Laguna Atascosa NWR, Cameron Co., TX
August 16, 2005 (Gil Quintanilla)


 

(Two males and a female nectaring on Croton sp.)

Three of an estimated 300 to 500 Blue Metalmarks!!!

Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX
November 6, 2003 (E Thompson)


 

(Male, note dark eyes - normally yellow)

Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX
November 29, 2002 (W Carter)



(female)

Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX
October 11, 2002 (E Thompson)




(male)

Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX
March 7, 2002 (D Hanson)

 


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