Arcas type species: Papilio imperialis CramerAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA neotropical genus containing some of the world's largest and most spectacular hairstreak species. Larval hostplants in the genus <em>Rollinia</em> (Annonaceae) (Robbins et al., 2012)
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsThe tree topology is based on the phylogenetic analysis of morphological characters by Robbins et al. (2012).
Robbins, R. K. 2004. 2004e. Lycaenidae. Theclinae. Tribe Eumaeini, pp. 118-137. In: Lamas, G. (Ed.), Checklist: Part 4A. Hesperioidea - Papilionoidea. In: Heppner, J. B. (Ed.), Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Volume 5A. Gainesville, Association for Tropical Lepidoptera; Scientific Publishers.
Robbins, R. K., A. R. P. Martins, et al. (2012). "Loss of male secondary sexual structures in allopatry in the neotropical buttefly genus Arcas (Lycaenidae: Theclinae: Eumaeini)." Insect Syst. Evol. 43: 35-45.
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- First online 24 March 2008
- Content changed 19 May 2013
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