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Phylogenetic relationships of ithomiine butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Danainae) as implied by combined morphological and molecular data

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Author(s):
Brower, Andrew V. Z. [1] ; Willmott, Keith R. [2] ; Silva-Brandao, Karina L. [3] ; Garzon-Orduna, Ivonne J. [1] ; Freitas, Andre V. L. [4, 5]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] Middle Tennessee State Univ, Dept Biol, Evolut & Ecol Grp, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 - USA
[2] Univ Florida, Florida Museum Nat Hist, McGuire Ctr Lepidoptera & Biodivers, Gainesville, FL 32611 - USA
[3] Univ Sao Paulo, Ctr Energia Nucl Agr, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Dept Zool, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Campinas, Inst Biol, Museu Hist Nat, Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: SYSTEMATICS AND BIODIVERSITY; v. 12, n. 2, p. 133-147, 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 10
Abstract

Morphological and molecular data from two prior publications are combined with new data resulting in a mostly well-supported cladistic hypothesis of relationships among subtribes and genera of Ithomiini, a diverse clade of Neotropical butterflies. A revised classification for relationships among the nine tribes and 46 genera comprising the group is proposed, and Athesitina new subtribe is described for Athesis Doubleday, 1847 and Patricia Fox, 1940. Oxapampa Brabant, 2004 is synonymized with Veladyris Fox, 1945. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 12/50260-6 - Structure and evolution of the Amazonian biota and its environment: an integrative approach
Grantee:Lúcia Garcez Lohmann
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/00417-3 - System biology techniques applied to the agriculture: transcriptomes and interactomes analyses
Grantee:Marcelo Mendes Brandao
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants