NerudaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionThis neotropical forest genus is characterized by expanded androconial areas on the costal margin of the hindwing in adult males.
Etymology: Turner 1976 named this new genus after the chilenian poet Pablo Neruda, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971.
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 13 August 2008
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2008. Neruda http://tolweb.org/Neruda/72230/2008.08.13 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 13 August 2008 (under construction).