JanatellaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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CharacteristicsDistinguished from other black and white phyciodine genera by the shorter forewings with rounded distal margins.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsRelationships as inferred based on DNA sequences by Freitas and Wahlberg, (2007).
Higgins LG. 1981. A revision of Phyciodes Hubner and related genera, with a review of the classification of the Melitaeinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 43: 77-243.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Wahlberg, N. & Freitas, A. V. 2007 Colonization of and radiation in South America by butterflies in the subtribe Phyciodina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, 1257-1272.
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- First online 11 March 2007
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Janatella http://tolweb.org/Janatella/70582/2011.06.02 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 02 June 2011 (under construction).