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Red-bordered Metalmark

The Red-bordered Metalmark (Caria ino) can be found in the Lower Rio Grand Valley in South Texas, and also ranges south through Mexico to Costa Rica. The male's upperside is dark brown while the female is lighter. 

Wing spread: 0.75" - 1.0"

Host plants: Spiny Hackberry

Red-bordered Metalmark Butterfly
Red-bordered Metalmark Butterfly

Red-bordered Metalmark Butterfly
Red-bordered Metalmark Butterfly

A pair of beautiful Red-bordered Metalmark Butterflies
A pair of beautiful Red-bordered Metalmark Butterflies

 

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