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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Mormon Metalmark (Apodemia mormo)


  • BND: Mormon Metalmark; Apodemia mormo Felder & Felder, 1859
  • BNA: Mormon Metalmark; Apodemia mormo
  • NDC: APMO
  • Habitat: Eriogonum flats and steep slopes in badlands, where it perches and takes nectar at its larval host, Eriogonum
  • Larval food: Eriogonum spp.
  • Adult flight: One brood, August; synchronous and sympatric with second brood of Icaricia acmon
  • References: Royer 113, Ferris & Brown 197, Scott 348
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