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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Nymphalidae
Subfamilia: Satyrinae
Tribus: Haeterini
Genus: Cithaerias
Species: Cithaerias pireta
Subspecies: C. p. aura – C. p. aurora – C. p. aurorina – C. p. cliftoni – C. p. magdalenensis – C. p. pireta – C. p. tambopata

Cithaerias pireta Stoll, 1780

Papilio pireta Stoll, 1780
Papilio menander Drury, 1782, Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects, 3 (preocc. Stoll, 1780)

Additional references

Constantino 1995. Revisión de la tribu Haeterini Herrich-Schäffer, 1864 en Colombia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia 23(89): 49–76. Full article (PDF). Reference page.
Lamas, G. 2004. (ed.) Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In Heppner, J.B. (ed.) Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Vol.5A, Pt.4A. Assn. for Tropical Lepidoptera/Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 439pp. Reference page.
Penz, C.M., Alexander, L.G. & Devries, P.J. 2014. Revised species definitions and nomenclature of the rose colored Cithaerias butterflies (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae). Zootaxa 3873(5): 541–559. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3873.5.5 Reference page.

Cithaerias pireta, the blushing phantom, is a species of butterfly of the family Nymphalidae. It is found from Mexico south to South America.[2]

Cithaerias pireta pireta (Mexico to Colombia, Ecuador)
Cithaerias pireta aurorina (Weymer, 1910) (Columbia, Brazil (Amazonas))
Cithaerias pireta aura (Langer, 1943) (Brazil (Amazonas, Acre))
Cithaerias pireta aurora (C. & R. Felder, 1862) (Peru)
Cithaerias pireta magdalenensis Constantino, 1995 (Colombia)
Cithaerias pireta tambopata Lamas, 1998 (Peru)


"Cithaerias Hübner, [1819]" at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
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