NymphidiiniAndrew V. Z. Brower
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Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships
Relationships among subtribes and genera of Aricorina and Lemoniadina as presented in Hall & Harvey (2002). Relationships among genera of Theopina as presented by Hall (2002).
Hall, J. P. W. 2002 Phylogeny of the riodinid butterfly subtribe Theopeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Nymphidiini). Syst. Ent. 27, 139-167.
Hall, J. P. W. & Harvey, D. J. 2002 Basal subtribes of the Nymphidiini (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae): phylogeny and myrmecophily. Cladistics 18, 539-570.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- First online 14 May 2007
- Content changed 03 June 2008
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