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This scintillant metalmark, with more white on its hindwing fringes than on similar scintillants, has a limited range, and is found in the United States only in southeastern Arizona and extreme southwestern New Mexico.


Moist streamsides in arid regions, especially in foothill canyons.

Flight Period

All year.

Caterpillar Foodplants

Beggarticks (Bidens).

Scientific Information

Scientific Name - Calephelis arizonensis