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77a0928 – 4579   Cissia rubricata (Edwards, 1871)
Distribution Data for Cissia rubricata
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Distribution: Type locality (rubricata): nr. Waco, McLennan Co., TX.
Type locality (smithorum): Marfa-Alpine, TX.
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Synonymy: Euptychia rubricata (s. str.) Edwards, 1871
Megisto smithorum Wind, 1946
Taxonomic Notes: Cissia rubricata (Edwards, 1871), n. comb. (Zacca et al. 2018), was formerly in the genus Megisto.
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  • Zacca, T., Casagrande, M. M., Mielke, O. H., Huertas, B., Barbosa, E. P., Freitas, A. V., Magaldi, L. M., Espeland, M., Nakahara, S. & Willmott, K. R., 2018. Systematics of the butterfly genus Cissia Doubleday, 1848 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) using an integrative approach. Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny, 76(2): 349-376.

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