the Forest QueensAndrew V. Z. Brower
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An afrotropical genus with five African and one Madagascan species, considered to be potential Müllerian mimics of danaine species (Larsen 2005).
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsPhylogenetic relationships as implied by the molecular hypothesis of Aduse-Poku et al. (2009).
Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.
Aduse-Poku, K., Vingerhoedt, E.,Wahlberg, N. 2009. Out-of-Africa again: A phylogenetic hypothesis of the genus Charaxes (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on 5 gene regions. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 53, 463-478.
Larsen, T. B. 2005 Butterflies of West Africa. Stenstrup, Denmark: Apollo Books.
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- First online 05 November 2006
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