Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Deep-blue Eyed-Metalmark
Mesosemia asa Hewitson, 1869

Family: Riodinidae
Subfamily: Riodininae
Tribe: Mesosemiini
Wing Span:
Life History:
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Range: Two subspecies are found from Nicaragua to Panama (source: Butterflies of America)
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: In N. America (including Central America), Mesosemia asa asa Hewitson, 1869 and Mesosemia asa asopis Stichel, 1909. In S. America, Mesosemia asa iphigenia Stichel, 1926 and Mesosemia asa mycene Hewitson, 1870.
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