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Celaenorrhinini Swinhoe 1912

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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taxon links [up-->]Sarangesa [up-->]Ortholexis [up-->]Pseudocoladenia [up-->]Eretis [up-->]Celaenorrhinus [up-->]Katreus [up-->]Alenia Monophyly Uncertain[down<--]Pyrginae Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Pyrginae


Most genera of Celaenorrhinini are African, other than some species of the pantropical Celaenorrhinus, two Asian Sarangesa, and Pseudocoladinia (also Asian).

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

The partially-resolved tree is based on the combined analysis of Warren et al. (2009). Note that the two representatives studied from the enormous genus Celaenorrhinus do not appear as sister taxa, implying paraphyly of the genus.


Warren, A. D., Ogawa, J. R. & Brower, A. V. Z. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of subfamilies and circumscription of tribes in the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperiodea). Cladistics 24, 642-676.

Warren, A. D., Ogawa, J. R. & Brower, A. V. Z. 2009 Revised classification of the family Hesperiidae (Lepidoptera: Hesperioidea) based on combined molecular and morphological data. Systematic Entomology 34, 467-523.

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Scientific Name Celaenorrhinus leucocera
Location Thailand
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Copyright © John Moore
Scientific Name Sarangesa dasahara
Location North Wayanad, Kerala, India
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Image:SarangesaWynaad.jpg
Source Collection Wikimedia Commons
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2009. Celaenorrhinini Swinhoe 1912. Version 14 June 2009 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Celaenorrhinini/95261/2009.06.14 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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