NerudaAndrew V. Z. Brower
This tree diagram shows the relationships between several groups of organisms.
The root of the current tree connects the organisms featured in this tree to their containing group and the rest of the Tree of Life. The basal branching point in the tree represents the ancestor of the other groups in the tree. This ancestor diversified over time into several descendent subgroups, which are represented as internal nodes and terminal taxa to the right.
You can click on the root to travel down the Tree of Life all the way to the root of all Life, and you can click on the names of descendent subgroups to travel up the Tree of Life all the way to individual species.
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IntroductionThis neotropical forest genus is characterized by expanded androconial areas on the costal margin of the hindwing in adult males.
Turner JRG. 1976. Adaptive radiation and convergence in subdivisions of the butterfly genus Heliconius (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 58: 297-308.
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- First online 25 March 2007
- Content changed 25 March 2007
Citing this page:
Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2007. Neruda http://tolweb.org/Neruda/72230/2007.03.25 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 25 March 2007 (under construction).