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Thaites ruminiana Scudder, 1875group is extinct

Vazrick Nazari
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Containing group: Parnassiinae

Introduction

Fossil described by Scudder (1875) from Aix-en-Provence, Southern France. Its phylogenetic position has been discussed by Hancock (1983). A recent study (Nazari et al., 2007) suggests that this fossil belongs to either Luehdorfiini or Zerynthiini tribes within Parnassiinae.

References

Hancock, D.L., 1983. Classification of the Papilionidae (Lepidoptera): a phylogenetic approach. Smithersia 2: 1-48.

Nazari, V., Zakharov, E.V., Sperling, F.A.H., 2007. Phylogeny, historical biogeography, and taxonomic ranking of Parnassiinae (Lepidoptera, Papilionidae) based on morphology and seven genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 42: 131-156.

Scudder, S.H., 1875. Fossil butterflies. Memoirs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science I: I-XI, 1-99. Salem, Massachusetts.

Title Illustrations
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Scientific Name Thaites ruminiana
Creator Original illustration by Scudder, 1875
Specimen Condition Fossil -- Period: Lower Oligocene
Scientific Name Thaites ruminiana
Creator Original illustration by Scudder, 1875
Specimen Condition Fossil -- Period: Lower Oligocene
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Vazrick Nazari
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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