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Cyrestinae Guenée 1865

Niklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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Containing group: Nymphalidae

Introduction

Marpesia is neotropical, and Cyrestis and Chersonesia are paleotropical, with most species occurring in southeast Asia.

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Scientific Name Marpesia petreus
Location Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Ruddy Daggerwing
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Copyright © 2004 Patrick Coin
Scientific Name Cyrestis thyodamas
Location Hong Kong, 22.43182 North , 114.18411 East
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Same Friend?
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2005 Charles Lam
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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. Cyrestinae Guenée 1865. Version 12 December 2017 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Cyrestinae/69949/2017.12.12 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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