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Oressinoma Doubleday 1849

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Coenonymphina


Unusual neotropical genus formerly placed in Euptychiina, but morpholigically dissimilar. The molecular hypothesis of Peña et al. (2006) places Oressinoma in the primary Australasian Coenonymphina.


Pena C, Wahlberg N, Weingartner E, Kodandaramaiah U, Nylin S, Freitas AVL, and Brower AVZ. 2006. Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 40: 29-49.

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Scientific Name Oressinoma typhla
Location Loreto Road, Ecuador
Acknowledgements source: Neotropical Butterflies: Typhla Satyr
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2003 Kim Garwood
Scientific Name Oressinoma sorata
Location Parque Nacional Bahuaja Soenene (Zona de amortiguamiento), Puno, Perú
Acknowledgements Identified using: Las Mariposas de Machu Picchu. By Gerardo Lamas. Lima, Perú. 2003
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Life Cycle Stage adult
Source Butterfly: Oressinoma sorata
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Copyright © 2007 Edwin Bellota
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