VoltiniaAndrew V. Z. Brower
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IntroductionA genus with two centers of endemism, in trans-Andean South America (with some species ranging to western Mexico), and the Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil. A fossil species is known from Dominican amber. Hall (2005) shifted a number of species into this genus from Napaea. Many of the species have rounded forewings.
Hall, J.P.W. 2005. A phylogenetic revision of the Napaeina (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Mesosemiini). Entomological Society of Washington, Washington, D. C.
Lamas G ed. 2004. Atlas of Neotropical Lepidoptera. Checklist: Part 4A Hesperioidea - Papiionoidea. Gainesville: Scientific Publishers/Association of Tropical Lepidoptera.
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- First online 02 May 2007
- Content changed 17 January 2011
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Brower, Andrew V. Z. 2011. Voltinia http://tolweb.org/Voltinia/104220/2011.01.17 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 17 January 2011 (under construction).