Marthisa currently viewed as a subjective junior synonym, but could be subgenus for Indomalayan taxaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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Lexias as here circumscribed ranges from northern India to northern Australia. Corbet et al. (1992) and Parsons (1999) both believe that the two eastern species (L. aeropa and L. panopus) are quite distinct from the Indomalayan group of species.
Corbet AS, Pendlebury HM, and Eliot JN. 1992. The butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. Malayan Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2006. Lexias currently viewed as a subjective junior synonym, but could be subgenus for Indomalayan taxa. Version 13 November 2006 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Lexias/70354/2006.11.13 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Marthisa