NapeogenesAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA diverse neotropical genus with geographically varying mimicry complexes. Members of Napeogenes may be distinguished from other ithomiines by the shape of the hind wing discal cell, which is shaped like a wing, with its costal edge much elongated.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsThe hypothesis of relationships and taxonomy modified from Lamas' (2004) classification are derived from Fig. 1 of the molecular phylogenetic analysis of Elias et al. (2009).
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Boisduval, J. B. A. d. 1870. Considerations sur des Lépidoptères envoyès du Guatemala á M. de l'Orza. Oberthür et fils, Rennes, France.
Elias, M., Joron, M., Willmott, K., Silva Brandão, K. L., Kaiser, V., Arias, C. F., Gomez Piñerez, L. M., Uribe, S., Brower, A. V. Z., Freitas, A. V. L. & Jiggins, C. D. 2009 Out of the Andes: patterns of diversification in clearwing butterflies. Mol. Ecol. 18, 1716-1729, (Supplemental Figs. S1-S4 and Tables S1-S3 online).
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- First online 29 September 2006
- Content changed 20 May 2009
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2009. Napeogenes http://tolweb.org/Napeogenes/27604/2009.05.20 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 20 May 2009 (under construction).