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Rawson's Metalmark (Calephelis rawsoni)

Compare to Fatal Metalmark, Rounded Metalmark

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Rawson's Metalmark Maybe

(note 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)

National Butterfly Center, Mission, Hidalgo Co, Tx
July 7, 2007 (G Quintanilla)

Rawson's Metalmark (male)Rawson's Metalmark (male)

(male-same individual in both photos)

Upper Green Gulch Bridge, Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co. TX
18-Jun-2005, (N.V.Grishin)




Chisos Basin Campground
Big Bend National Park, Brewster Co., TX
23-Apr-2005, leg. N.V.Grishin

23-Jul-2007 / NABASoTx