DetritivoraAndrew V. Z. Brower
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A neotropical genus erected by Hall & Harvey (2002) for many species formerly in Charis. As implied by the generic name, the larvae feed on dead leaves.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsPhylogenetic relationships shown are based on the cladistic analysis of adult morphology by Hall and Harvey (2002).
Hall JP, and Harvey DJ. 2002. A phylogenetic review of Charis and Calephelis (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae). Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 95: 407-421.
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 05 May 2007
- Content changed 01 January 2008
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2008. Detritivora http://tolweb.org/Detritivora/104646/2008.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 01 January 2008 (under construction).