BlepolenisAndrew V. Z. Brower and Niklas Wahlberg
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IntroductionA small genus of relatively small brassolines from southeastern Brazil. The dorsal wing surfaces are basally tawny orange, with the distal portions dark brown.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsRelationships as inferred from morphology and DNA sequences by Penz et al. (2011).
Casagrande, MM. 2004. Brassolini. In Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Penz, C.M., Mohammadi, N., Wahlberg, N. 2011. Neotropical Blepolenis butterflies: wing pattern elements, phylogeny, and Pleistocene diversification (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Zootaxa 2897: 1-17.
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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
University of Turku, Finland
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- First online 01 November 2006
- Content changed 09 December 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. and Niklas Wahlberg. 2011. Blepolenis http://tolweb.org/Blepolenis/70750/2011.12.09 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 09 December 2011 (under construction).