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Zetherini Reuter 1896

Niklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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taxon links [up-->]Neorina [up-->]Callarge [up-->]Penthema [up-->]Xanthotaenia busiris [up-->]Zethera [up-->]Ethope Phylogenetic position of group is uncertain[down<--]Satyrinae Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Satyrinae

Introduction

One of the most basal satyrine clades, many of the species of which are mimetic of various danaines. Mimicry appears to be relatively rare in more derived satyrine lineages.

References

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 Penthema formosanum
Location Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source 臺灣斑眼蝶(白條斑蔭蝶)Penthema formosanum (Rothschild)
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2007 ashung
Scientific Name Zethera pimplea
Location Philippines: S. Leyte, Hinunangan
Comments DNA voucher NW112-12
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Identified By Niklas Wahlberg
Sex Female
Life Cycle Stage adult
View dorsal/ventral
Source NW112-12
Source Collection The Nymphalidae Systematics Group
Copyright © 2008 Niklas Wahlberg
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Niklas Wahlberg
University of Turku, Finland


Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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Wahlberg, Niklas and Andrew V. Z. Brower. 2017. Zetherini Reuter 1896. Version 11 December 2017 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Zetherini/70259/2017.12.11 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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