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Phylogenetic Relationships Within Heliodinidae and Systematics of Moths Formerly Assigned to Heliodines Stainton (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutoidea)
Heliodinidae traditionally have been characterized on the basis of forewing venation, color and scaling, and perch behavior, but none of these attributes defines monophyly. We identify four uniquelyExpand
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Systematic Status of Agehana elwesi f. cavaleriei Based on Morphological and Molecular Evidence
Agehana swallowtail butterflies are unusual in having 2 veins present in the broad lobe-like "tail" of their hindwing. Of the 2 species currently recognized in this genus, A. maraho is generallyExpand
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Notes on Immature Biology and Distribution of Rapala takasagonis Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae)
Rapala takasagonis Matsumura is a lycaenid butterfly endemic to Taiwan. Its immature biology was poorly understood, with only one host plant reported in the past. No information on the habits orExpand
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Systematic Problems Surrounding Howarthia melli (Forster) (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae), with Description of a New Species and a Review of Rhododendron-Association in Lycaenid Butterflies
Abstract Within the genus Howarthia, Howarthia melli (Forster) is the most frequently reported species across the southern provinces of China. An examination of the type series of H. melli, inExpand
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Revision of Pazala Moore, 1888: The Graphium (Pazala) alebion and G. (P.) tamerlanus Groups, with Notes on Taxonomic and Distribution Confusions (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae).
Three Graphium species belonging to two species groups of the subgenus Pazala, the alebion and tamerlanus groups, were examined in molecular and morphological studies, and their female genitalia areExpand
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Jinhaku Sonan's skipper type collection deposited at Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae)
Of the 12 skipper taxa described by Jinhaku Sonan (1892-1984) from Taiwan and Hainan Island, 2 are recognized as valid species-level names, 4 as valid subspecies-level names, whereas the remaining 6Expand
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A Taxonomic Review of the Taiwanese Skippers Described by Shonen Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae)
The type series of 23 skipper taxa described by Matsumura, housed in the Matsumura collection at the Systematic Entomology Laboratory, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido Univ. (SEHU), Japan, wereExpand
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Discovery of Sibataniozephyrus from mainland China (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae: Theclinae).
Sibataniozephyrus is reported from mainland China for the first time; a new species, S. lijinae, closely related to S. kuafui Hsu & Lin of Taiwan is described. The presumed larval host of S. lijinaeExpand
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