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770728.104513.05Texola perse (Edwards, 1882)
Distribution Data for Texola perse
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Synonymy: Melitaea perse Edwards, 1882
Melitaea suffusa Ottolengui, 1895
Taxonomic Notes: Texola perse (Edwards, 1882), listed as a subspecies of 4513 Texola elada (Hewitson, 1868) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, is treated as a full species in Pelham (2016) based in part on sympatry of T. perse and T.elada hepburni (J. Pelham, pers. comm. 5/19/2017).
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  • Pelham, J.P., 2016. A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada. Revised 11 March 2016. Butterflies of America. website

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