Phylogeny and classification of Callimorphini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Arctiinae)

  title={Phylogeny and classification of Callimorphini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Arctiinae)},
  author={M. A. Dacosta and Susan J. Weller},
A preliminary phylogeny for the Callimorphini and related tribes was constructed based on adult morphology. The data matrix, consisting of 91 taxa and 116 characters (299 states), was analyzed using maximium parsimony. To test the monophyly of the Callimorphini s.s. and determine the placement of the Euchaetes group, 49 ingroup species and 42 outgroup species were included. Callimorphini was represented by 23 species (11 genera), and the Euchaetes group was represented by 26 species (6 genera… 
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