LacewingsAndrew V. Z. Brower
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A genus ranging from India across Indonesia to New Guinea, northern Australia and the Solomons. Many of the species are widely distributed and exhibit substantial geographical variation. Gregarious larvae feed on Adenia and other non-native taxa in (Passifloraceae).Adults of some species are sexually dimorphic.
Müller CJ. 1999. A new species of Cethosia and a new subspecies of Delias (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae and Pieridae) from montane New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Austr. Ent. 26: 65-70.
Müller, C.J.,Beheregaray, L.B. 2010. Palaeo island-affinities revisited - biogeography and systematics of the Indo-Pacific genus Cethosia Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 57: 314-326.
Parsons M. 1999. The butterflies of Papua New Guinea: their systematics and biology. Academic Press, San Diego.
Vane-Wright RI, and de Jong R. 2003. The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island fauna. Zoologische Verhandelingen 343: 1-267.
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- First online 11 November 2006
- Content changed 09 December 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Cethosia http://tolweb.org/Cethosia/70394/2011.12.09 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Lacewings. Version 09 December 2011 (under construction).