AlpinesAndrew V. Z. Brower
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A diverse and widespread Holarctic genus, with some species distributed in both western North America and eastern Eurasia.
Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships
Phylogenetic relationships among the tyndarus group are based on Albre et al.'s (2008) study of mitochondrial DNA sequences. The remainder of this diverse genus awaits phylogenetic study.
Other Names for Erebia
- Vernacular Names: Alpines
Albre, J., Gers, C. & Legal, L. 2008 Molecular phylogeny of the Erebia tyndarus (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera, Nymphalidae, Satyrinae) species group combining CoxII and ND5 mitochondrial genes: A case study of a recent radiation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 47, 196-210.
Layberry RA, Hall PW, and LaFontaine JD. 1998. The butterflies of Canada. University of Toronto Press, Toronto.
Tuzov VK, Bogdanov PV, Devyatkin AL, Kaabak LV, Korolev VA, Murzin VS, Samodurov GD, and Tarasov EA. 1997. Guide to the butterflies of Russia and adjacent territories (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). Pensoft, Sofia.
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- First online 28 November 2006
- Content changed 08 October 2008
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2008. Erebia http://tolweb.org/Erebia/91435/2008.10.08 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Alpines. Version 08 October 2008 (under construction).