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Aporiina Chapman 1895

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Pierinae

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

The current hypothesis of relationships for aporiine genera is based upon the molecular phylogenetic hypothesis of Braby et al. 2007. The genus Catasticta is apparently paraphyletic. The inferred positions of several fossil pierid genera are also indicated.

References

Braby, M. F. 2005. Provisional checklist of genera of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Zootaxa 832:116.

Braby, M.F., N. E. Pierce, and R. Vila. 2007. Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the subtribe Aporiina (Lepidoptera : Pieridae): implications for the origin of Australian butterflies. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90(3):413-440.

Braby, M., R. Vila, and N. E. Pierce. 2006. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea): higher classification and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 147(2):239-275.

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Scientific Name Aporia crataegi
Location Asahikawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Yummy
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2006 Charles Lam
Scientific Name Pereute charops
Location Chiriqui, Panama
Acknowledgements source: Neotropical Butterflies: Charcoal Mimic-White
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2003 D and K Wade
Scientific Name Delias pasithoe
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source 紅肩粉蝶 Delias pasithoe
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2001 Changhua Coast Conservation Action 台灣水鳥研究
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Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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