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Range DescriptionPiprites pileata is rare and very sparsely distributed in south-east Brazil and Argentina. In Brazil it has been found in Minas Gerais (Itatiaia massif and adjacent areas), Rio de Janeiro (recently only from Itatiaia except for a record from Visconde de MauÃ¡ in 1988), SÃ£o Paulo (Serra da Bocaina and Campos do JordÃ£o), ParanÃ¡ (recently from Fazenda Santa Rita [Anjos et al. 1997]), Santa Catarina (recently in the SÃ£o Joaquim area) and Rio Grande do Sul (Fazenda das Amoreiras and Aparados da Serra). In Argentina, there is a specimen collected at Tobuna, Misiones, in 1959 and records since 2006 from the YabotÃ Biosphere Reserve, Misiones (Maders et al. 2007, Bodrati et al. 2009, 2010).