Cladistic analysis and revision of the obstinata group , genus Chinavia Orian ( Hemiptera : Pentatomidae )

@inproceedings{Genevcius2012CladisticAA,
  title={Cladistic analysis and revision of the obstinata group , genus Chinavia Orian ( Hemiptera : Pentatomidae )},
  author={Bruno C Genevcius and Joc{\'e}lia Grazia and Cristiano Feldens Schwertner},
  year={2012}
}
The monophyletic genus Chinavia Orian includes 80 species of which 18 are endemic to Brazil. The general morphology of the species allows the recognition of different groups of species, however, the monophyly and the phylogenetic relationships of those groups has not been investigated. We present here the first cladistic analysis involving species of Chinavia, with particular focus on the obstinata group, which currently includes 3 species: Chinavia difficilis, C. obstinata and C. napaea. Our… CONTINUE READING