Mimoblepia currently viewed as a subjective junior synonymAndrew V. Z. Brower
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A neotropical genus formerly considered to be part of Opsiphanes. The group ranges from Mexico to southern South America (Penz 2009), with relatively high diversity in the Atlantic coastal forest of southeastern Brazil.
Casagrande, MM. 2004. Brassolini. In Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
Penz, C. M. 2007 Evaluating the monophyly and phylogenetic relationships of Brassolini genera (Lepipoptera, Nymphalidae). Syst. Ent. 32, 668-689.
Penz, C. M. 2009 The phylogeny of Opoptera butterflies, and an assessment of the systematic position of O. staudingeri (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Zootaxa 1985, 1-20.
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- First online 01 November 2006
- Content changed 13 February 2010
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2010. Opoptera currently viewed as a subjective junior synonym. Version 13 February 2010 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Opoptera/70760/2010.02.13 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Mimoblepia