IdioneurulaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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This high-elevation genus from the Colombian Andes contains several recently-described species, and has lately been revised by Huertas and Arias (2007).
Huertas, B. & Arias, J. J. 2007 A new butterfly species from the Colombian Andes and a review of the taxonomy of the genera Idioneurula Strand, 1932 and Tamania Pyrcz, 1995 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Zootaxa 1652, 27-40.
Lamas, G. (ed.) 2004 Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Pyrcz TW. 1995. A new genus, Tamania, and a new species, Tamania jacquelinae, from the Tama Range, Venezuela Colombia border, and some thoughts on the diagnosis of the tribe Pronophilini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Lambillionea 95: 519-525.
Pyrcz, T. W. & Viloria, A. L. 2007 Erebiine and pronophiline butterflies of the Serrania de Pama, Venezuela - Colombia border (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). Tropical Lepidoptera 15, 18-52.
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- First online 01 November 2006
- Content changed 24 July 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Idioneurula http://tolweb.org/Idioneurula/82850/2011.07.24 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 24 July 2011 (under construction).