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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Butterfly ID please

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Tucson, AZ
(Zone 9a)

June 1, 2006
2:33 PM

Post #2339460

I've looked in my field guide and I can't seem to figure out what this little guy is. Maybe not a butterfly, but a moth?

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Tucson, AZ
(Zone 9a)

June 1, 2006
2:34 PM

Post #2339466

And another picture

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Santa Fe, TX
(Zone 9b)

June 1, 2006
3:03 PM

Post #2339594

I have some just like it that I am unable to ID also.
Baltimore, MD
(Zone 7a)

June 1, 2006
4:02 PM

Post #2339811

Don't know which one it is but that should get picture of the day at least.
NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a)

June 1, 2006
9:11 PM

Post #2340804

Looks like s/he's one of the Metalmarks ...

There's the Arizona Metalmark, the Wright's Metalmark, and the Ares Metalmark .. jes to name a few, that look to be mitey similar.

See if this link heps ya out any at all >

- Magpye
Tucson, AZ
(Zone 9a)

June 2, 2006
4:08 AM

Post #2342468

Thanks Magpye...I believe it is the Arizona Metalmark. The others don't really show that it is in my area. I didn't see the Arizona from that link, so I searched it out, and I think you've nailed it!! Thanks bunches

PiggyPoo :0)

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