Calephelis freemani   (McAlpine)


 
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Freeman's Metalmark
(Calephelis freemani)

 
syn. Calephelis rawsoni freemani (McAlpine)

 
distribution:

USA: Texas

 
local name:

Freeman's Metalmark - USA

 
size: 2 - 2,9 cm (Wingspan)

extinction date: last seen in 1951

 
This species, which is sometimes regarded as subspecies of Rawson's Metalmark (Calephelis rawsoni), belongs to the so called Riodininae, a subfamily of the Blues, that is sometimes treated as a seperate family and whose members mainly occur in the tropics and subtropics of North, Middle and South America.

 
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