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Phylogeny of the Nymphalidae (Lepidoptera).
A generic-level phylogeny for the butterfly family Nymphalidae was produced by cladistic analysis of 234 characters from all life stages. The 95 species in the matrix (selected from the 213 studied)Expand
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Species richness, composition and abundance of fruit-feeding butterflies in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: comparison between a fragmented and a continuous landscape
Aim  To evaluate frugivorous butterflies as indicators of forest disturbance in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Location  The study area is located in the municipality of Cotia, Sao PauloExpand
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Diversity, disturbance, and sustainable use of Neotropical forests: insects as indicators for conservation monitoring
  • K. Brown
  • Biology
  • Journal of Insect Conservation
  • 1 March 1997
Sustainable use of tropical forest systems requires continuous monitoring of biological diversity and ecosystem functions. This can be efficiently done with ‘early warning‘ (short-cycle) indicatorExpand
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Chromosome evolution in Neotropical Danainae and Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera).
Chromosome numbers are given for 1011 populations of 242 species, representing the full range of taxa (49 of the about 52 presently recognized genera) in the Neotropical Nymphalid butterfly subfamilyExpand
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Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae): Summary of Known Larval Food Plants
The known interactions between the larvae of ithomiine butterflies and their host plants (about 400, 90% in the Solanaceae) are described in a table, illustrated, and briefly discussed. TheExpand
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Juvenile stages of Ithomiinae: overview and systematics (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Larvae and pupae are illustrated and described for 66 species in 40 of the 53 genera of Ithomiinae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae); eggs are shown for 60 species in 43 genera. With the use of 60 polarizedExpand
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Butterfly Communities of Urban Forest Fragments in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil: Structure, Instability, Environmental Correlates, and Conservation
A comparative study of butterfly communities in 15 urban/suburban remnants of tropical semideciduous forest in Campinas (São Paulo state, SE Brazil; 24°S, 47°W), with areas from 1.0 to 252 ha andExpand
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Chromosomal evolution of South American frugivorous butterflies in the Satyroid clade (Nymphalidae: Charaxinae, Morphinae and Satyrinae)
Chromosomal evolution of South American frugivorous butterflies in the Satyroid clade (Nymphalidae: Charaxinae, Morphinae and Satyrinae)
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Guia das borboletas frugívoras da Reserva Estadual do Morro Grande e região de Caucaia do Alto, Cotia (São Paulo)
As especies de borboletas frugivoras (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) conhecidas da Reserva Estadual do Morro Grande (Cotia, SP) e Caucaia do Alto sao apresentadas na forma de um guia de campo.
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