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Satyrini Boisduval 1833

Niklas Wahlberg and Andrew V. Z. Brower
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taxon links [up-->]Melanargiina [up-->]Pronophilina [up-->]Eritina [up-->]Erebiina [up-->]Satyrina [up-->]Hyponephele [up-->]Euptychiina [up-->]Coenonymphina [up-->]Ypthimina [up-->]Mycalesina [up-->]Ragadiina [up-->]Cercyonis [up-->]Maniolina [up-->]Lethina [up-->]Parargina Phylogenetic position of group is uncertain[down<--]Satyrinae Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Satyrinae

Introduction

This clade contains nearly 25% of all nymphalid species.

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

The branching pattern is based on Peña et al. (2006) and unpublished results (Wahlberg and Brower).

Cercyonis and Hyponephele were included in Maniolina by Miller (1968), but the phylogenetic analysis of Peña et al (2006) shows that these two genera do not form a clade with Maniola, Pyronia and Aphantopus, instead appearing together at the base of Pronophilina s. l. (albeit with weak support).

References

Miller LD. 1968. The higher classification, phylogeny and zoogeography of the Satyridae (Lepidoptera). Mem. Amer. Entomol. Soc. 24: 1-174.

Pea C, Wahlberg N, Weingartner E, Kodandaramaiah U, Nylin S, Freitas AVL, and Brower AVZ. 2006. Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 40: 29-49.

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Scientific Name Melanargia lachesis
Location Amor, Leiria, Portugal
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Melanargia lachesis (Hbner, 1790)
Source Collection Flickr
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Copyright © 2004 Carlos Franquinho
Scientific Name Percnodaimon merula
Location Broken River Skifield Road in the Craigieburn Forest Park, Canterbury, New Zealand
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source black mountain ringlet
Source Collection Flickr
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2006 Jon Sullivan
Scientific Name Oxeoschistus puerta
Location Cana Field Station, Darien, Panama
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Male
Source Puerta Satyr
Source Collection Neotropical Butterflies
Copyright © 2003 Will and Gill Carter
About This Page

Niklas Wahlberg
University of Turku, Finland


Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA

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Wahlberg, Niklas and Andrew V. Z. Brower. 2006. Satyrini Boisduval 1833. Version 29 November 2006 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Satyrini/70264/2006.11.29 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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