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77a0587 – 4335.5   Michaelus ira (Hewitson, 1867)
Distribution Data for Michaelus ira
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Synonymy: Thecla ira Hewitson, 1867
Thecla hewitsoni Kirby, 1871
Thecla socigena Hewitson, 1877
Thecla venustula Zikán & Zikán, 1968
Thecla vibidia Hewitson, 1869
Taxonomic Notes: Michaelus ira (Hewitson, 1867), reported from Hidalgo County, TX 11/1/2015, 2015 Season Summary, News Lepid. Soc., is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico.
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