Photograph of Apodemia palmerii - Palmer's Metalmark
Palmer's Metalmark from Scissors Crossing in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. September 28, 2013.
Apodemia palmerii - Palmer's Metalmark
Another Apodemia palmerii palmerii, same day and place as above.
Apodemia palmerii arizona - Palmer's Metalmark
For comparison, here is subspecies arizona. Boyce Thompson Arboretum east of Phoenix, September 25, 2007.
Larva of Apodemia palmeri - Palmer's Metalmark caterpillar
The larva of Apodemia palmerii feeding on mesquite; almost certainly the last instar. This was provided to me by Gordon Pratt. July 27, 2020.

©Dennis Walker