Butterfly Listing by Latin Name (Family Riodinidae)


The Metal-marks are a dramatically colored and patterned, and consist of at least 1250 species. Most of these small butterflies are Neotropical in distribution, and only one species ranges into central California. Like the Gossamer-wings, many metal-marks are myrmecophilous.

Apodemia mormo Apodemia mormo
Mormon Metal-Mark