BiblidinaeNiklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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This subfamily has traditionally been viewed as belonging to the "Limenitidinae" s. l., which has been shown to be polyphyletic (Brower 2000, Wahlberg et al. 2003, Freitas & Brown 2004). Most of the species of Biblidinae are neotropical, but there are some Old World representatives in Biblidini and Epicaliini.
Brower, A. V. Z. 2000 Phylogenetic relationships among the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera) inferred from partial sequences of the wingless gene. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 267, 1201-1211.
Freitas, A. V. L. & Brown, K. S. J. 2004 Phylogeny of the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera). Systematic Biology 53, 363-383.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Wahlberg, N., Weingartner, E. & Nylin, S. 2003 Towards a better understanding of the higher systematics of Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 28, 473-484.
University of Turku, Finland
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