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Megisto rubricata cheneyorum (R. Chermock, 1949)
(Red Satyr)

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Distribution and Larval Foodplants:

NW Mexico


(From: A Catalogue of the Butterflies of the United States and Canada, Jonathan P. Pelham)

Genus Megisto Hübner, [1819]

Verz. bekannt. Schmett. (4): 54. Type-species: Papilio eurytus Fabricius, 1775, Syst. Entomol.: 487, no. 194 (= Papilio cymela, Cramer, 1777, Uitl. Kapellen 2(11): 55, pl. 132, figs. C, D; (16): 148 (index); synonym), by designation of Butler (1868), Cat. diurn. Lepid. Sat. Brit. Mus.: 14.


Megisto rubricata (W. H. Edwards, 1871)

Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 3(3/4): 205, 212-213, no. 14.

Original Combination: Euptychia Rubricata

Type Locality: “near Waco, Texas”; neotype from “Waco Texas.” [McLennan County]

Types: Neotype in CMNH, designated by F. Brown (1964),Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 90(4): 335, fig. 2 ♂ D&V.


Megisto rubricata cheneyorum (R. Chermock, 1949)

Can. Entomol. 80(6): 172-173.

Original Combination: Euptychia rubricata cheneyorum

Type Locality: “Madera Canyon, Santa Rita Mts., Pima Co., Arizona, elevation 5800 feet”

Type: Holotype possibly in CUIC.



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