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Four new species of Moneuptychia (Lepidoptera: Satyrinae: Euptychiina) from Brazil

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Author(s):
Freitas, Andre V. L. [1] ; Barbosa, Eduardo P. [1] ; Siewert, Ricardo R. [2] ; Mielke, Olaf H. H. [2] ; Zacca, Thamara [2] ; Azeredo-Espin, Ana Maria L. [3]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Dept Biol Anim & Museu Zool, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Parana, Dept Zool, Lab Estudos Lepidoptera Neotrop, BR-81531980 Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[3] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Dept Genet & Evolucao, BR-13083970 Campinas, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 3981, n. 4, p. 521-541, JUL 7 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 8
Abstract

This paper describes four new species of Moneuptychia as follows: M. montana Freitas, M. vitellina Freitas \& Barbosa, M. pervagata Freitas, Siewert \& Mielke and M. wahlbergi Freitas, Barbosa, Siewert \& Mielke from south and southeastern Brazil. Details are presented on the morphology of adults of all species, and immature stages for two species, and we discuss the taxonomy and identification of the genus Moneuptychia. The mitochondrial CoxI ``barcode{''} region was used for exploring the utility of this DNA marker to identify these species, giving strong support for all new species. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/03750-8 - Phylogenetic relationships and biogeographic distribution patterns of the clades Yphthimoides Forster, 1964 and Pharneuptychia Forster, 1964 (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae)
Grantee:Eduardo de Proença Barbosa
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate