a single species in our area, 2 spp. total(1)(2)
s. & w. TX to n. Argentina(1)(2)
larval hosts: Xylocopa (Apidae)
the only New World representative of the tribe Horiini Latreille 1802, that contains 2 more genera (with ~20 spp.) in the Old World tropics (2)(3)
Enns, W.R. 1958. Distribution records of two American species of Cissites (Coleoptera-Meloidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 12: 61-64.