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Blue Metalmark Seen in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico (2011).<br />
The top of the wings is metallic blue while the undersides are checkerspotted and grayish-brown. The wingspan is 2.2 to 3.2 cm (0.87 to 1.3 in). Caterpillars feed on Albizia species.<br />
Habitat: Is a species of butterfly in the family Riodinidae that is native to North America. It ranges from the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States south to Honduras and inhabits subtropical forests, forest edges, and agricultural areas.      Blue Metalmark,Geotagged,Lasaia sula,Mexico,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Blue Metalmark

Seen in Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico (2011).
The top of the wings is metallic blue while the undersides are checkerspotted and grayish-brown. The wingspan is 2.2 to 3.2 cm (0.87 to 1.3 in). Caterpillars feed on Albizia species.
Habitat: Is a species of butterfly in the family Riodinidae that is native to North America. It ranges from the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States south to Honduras and inhabits subtropical forests, forest edges, and agricultural areas.

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''Lasaia sula'', commonly known as the Blue Metalmark, is a species of butterfly in the family Riodinidae that is native to North America. It ranges from the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas in the United States south to Honduras and inhabits subtropical forests, forest edges, and agricultural areas.
The top of the wings is metallic blue while the undersides are checkerspotted and grayish-brown. The wingspan is 2.2 to 3.2 cm . Caterpillars feed on ''Albizia'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 4, 2016. Captured Sep 12, 2011 19:03 in Unnamed Road, Yucat√°n, Mexico.
  • SP550UZ
  • f/5.6
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO50
  • 9.84mm