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Mormon Metalmark

Apodemia mormo


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


open meadow, shrubs and perenial wildflowers


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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San Diego, California, USA

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

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