Megistanis a name incorrectly applied to members of this genus by historical authors.Niklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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A neotropical genus of showy, fast-flying, fruit-feeding nymphalines, with a superficial resemblance to Charaxes spp..
Wahlberg, N., A. V. Z. Brower, and S. Nylin. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships and historical biogeography of tribes and genera in the subfamily Nymphalinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 86:227-251.
University of Turku, Finland
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- First online 02 November 2006
- Content changed 11 March 2007
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