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Coliadinae Swainson 1821

Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Pieridae

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

The current hypothesis of relationships for pierid genera is based upon the molecular phylogenetic hypothesis of Braby et al. 2006. Taxa not included in that hypothesis are indicated as incertae sedis as discussed by the authors. Nomenclature and species lists for neoptropical taxa were drawn from Lamas (2004) and for Afrotropical taxa from Ackery et al. (1995).

References

Ackery PR, Smith CR, and Vane-Wright RI eds. 1995. Carcasson's African butterflies. Canberra: CSIRO.

Braby, M. F. 2005. Provisional checklist of genera of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). Zootaxa 832:116.

Braby, M., R. Vila, and N. E. Pierce. 2006. Molecular phylogeny and systematics of the Pieridae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea): higher classification and biogeography. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 147(2):239-275.

Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.

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Scientific Name Phoebis agarithe
Location Hidalgo Pumphouse, Hidalgo, Texas, USA
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source DSX_00204a
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2008 Jerry Oldenettel
Scientific Name Catopsilia pomona
Location Taiwan
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source IMG_7034l1
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Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 leemt2
Scientific Name Colias philodice
Acknowledgements Photograph courtesy InsectImages.org (#1252015)
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Collection Bugwood Network/Forestry Images
Copyright © Joseph Berger
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2006. Coliadinae Swainson 1821. Version 16 November 2006 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Coliadinae/12217/2006.11.16 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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