Morphology, molecules and fritillaries: approaching a stable phylogeny for Argynnini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)

@article{Brower2006MorphologyMA,
  title={Morphology, molecules and fritillaries: approaching a stable phylogeny for Argynnini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)},
  author={A. Brower and N. Wahlberg and T. Simonsen and R. Jong},
  journal={Insect Systematics & Evolution},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={405-418}
}
We examine the phylogenetic relationships among 29 species of Argynnini based on 141 previously published morphological characters and new data from the mitochondrial gene COI and the two nuclear genes EF-1a and wingless. We investigate the stability and robustness of the resulting phylogenetic hypotheses through various combinations of the 4 functionally separate datasets. Increasing the number of datasets in combined analyses led to increased support for clades, sometimes substantially. We… Expand
48 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

Phylogenetics of Coenonymphina (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) and the problem of rooting rapid radiations.
...
1
2
3
4
5
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 54 REFERENCES
Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data.
Phylogeny of Heliconius butterflies inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Cladistic analysis of Heliconius butterflies and relatives (Nymphalidae: Heliconiiti): a revised phylogenetic position for Eueides based on sequences from mtDNA and a nuclear gene
  • A. Brower, M. Egan
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences
  • 1997
...
1
2
3
4
5
...