JantheclaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA neotropical hairstreak genus. The dorsal surfaces of the wings are a deep iridescent blue with black margins.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsThe tree is from the cladistic analysis of morphological features by Robbins and Busby (2002 (2009)).
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., Busby, R. C. 2002 (2009). Updated phylogeny, taxonomy, and diversification of Janthecla Robbins & Venables (Lycaenidae: Theclinae, Eumaeini). J. Research Lepidopt. 41: 5-13.
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- First online 24 March 2008
- Content changed 03 June 2009
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2009. Janthecla http://tolweb.org/Janthecla/112969/2009.06.03 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 03 June 2009 (under construction).