maenad

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maenad

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Classical myth a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
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1886) X Symmachia rubina Bates, 1866 X Symmachia accusatrix (Westwood, 1851) X Symmachia tricolor (Hewitson, 1865) X Symmachia rubrica Stichel, 1929 X Syrmatia aethiops (Staudinger, 1888) X X Syrmatia astraea (Staudinger, 1888) * X Teratophthalma maenades marsidia (Hew, 1869) X Theopepedias (H-Schff.
It differs from similar and allied maenades by the yellow-red illuminated markings and by the forewing upperside white stripe, which is short and reaches only the space between veins M3 and Cu1.
The taxonomic status and relationships with other taxa representing the maenades group remains to be studied.