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Mormon Metalmark

Apodemia mormo

Description:

white flecked orange marked, small fritilary-like butterfly, less than 2cm wingspan

Habitat:

open meadow, shrubs and perenial wildflowers

Notes:

on yellow composite flowers, in great abundance, rapid erratic flight, sitting on open flowers for several minutes before alighting on a new flower-head

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Ingrid3
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Ingrid3

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2013
Submitted on Oct 2, 2013

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