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met·al·mark

 (mĕt′l-märk′)
n.
Any of various small, darkly colored butterflies of the family Riodinidae, occurring mainly in tropical regions and having iridescent lines or spots on the wings.

metalmark

(ˈmɛtəlˌmɑːk)
n
(Animals) any of various butterflies of the family Riodinidaes, which have metal-like marks on their wings
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Superfamily Papilionoidea consists of Pieridae (Whities and allies), Laycaenidae (Blues, coppers, hairstreaks), Papilionidae (Swallowtails), Riodinidae (Metalmarks).
En esta nueva contribucion describimos otras de este grupo, junto a un material inedito de Riodinidae e Ithomiinae, esta ultima que habita la republica de Panama.
some Pieridae, Riodinidae, Hesperiidae, Nymphalidae subfamilies such as Limenitidinae, Cyrestinae and Apaturinae, and the tribe Ithomiini) are frequently captured on baits traps (although occurring in very low frequencies).
Aside from being a highly diverse butterfly family, Riodinidae is historically one of the least known families of Neotropical butterflies (see DeVries, 1997).
Se recomienda realizar montaje tanto dorsal como ventral especialmente en grupos de coloracion obscura o transparente o de dificil determinacion como Nymphalidae (Satyrini--Ithomiini); Hesperiidae, Riodinidae y Lycaenidae.
Similarly, analysis of present data revealed that family Nymphalidae and Satyridae (12 species each) dominated the Lepidoptera fauna of Khajjiar area, followed by Pieridae and Lycaenidae (6 species each), Hesperiidae (4 species), Papilionidae (3 species), Erycinidae and Danaidae (2 species each), and Acraeidae and Riodinidae (1 species each).
Maza, 1984 Lieinix nemesis nayaritensis Llorente, 1984 Perente charops leonilae Llorente, 1986 Perente charops sphocra Draudt, 1931 Perente charops nigricans Joicey & Talbot, 1928 Riodinidae Enselasia anrantiaca anrnm Callaghan, Llorente & Luis, 2007 Rhetns arcins bentelspacheri Llorente, 1988 Exoplisia aznleja Callaghan, Llorente & Luis, 2007 Mesene jimena Callaghan, Llorente & Luis, 2011 Lamphiotes velazqnezi (Beutelspacher, 1976) Nymphalidae Opsiphanes blythekitzmillerae Austin & A.
Transect walk-and-count and point sampling techniques were used to record satyrinae, morphinae and riodinidae butterflies plus one species of danaidae (Idea stolli).
Fifty four species were recorded in the Nymphalidae family (38%), 32 in Hesperiidae (22%), 27 in Pieridae (19%), 20 in Lycaenidae (14%), seven in Papilionidae (5%) and three in Riodinidae (2%).
La informacion de las colecciones biologicas examinadas es de gran importancia, pues contribuye con datos interesantes, por ejemplo, el Smithsonian Institute reporta 349 especies y aun falta por considerar Papilioninae, Riodinidae y Theclinae.
This easy-to-use handbook references some 700 species in five families of butterflies found around the world: Papilionidae, the swallowtails; Pieridae, the whites and sulfurs; Nymphalidae, brush-footed butterflies; Lycaenidae, coppers, hair-streaks, and blues; and Riodinidae, metalmarks.
Fabaceae (Rosid 1B) are common hosts in Riodinidae and Lycaenidae, and perhaps Urticales (Rosid 1B) together with Passifloraceae and related families (Rosid 1A) could be said to be predominant hosts in Nymphalidae, although this is a very large generalization.