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A Cladistic Study of the Arctiidae (Lepidoptera) by Using Characters of Immatures and Adults


Series: Thomas Say Publications in Entomology Volume: 25

By: N L Jacobson and S J Weller

98 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs

Entomological Society of America

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #127883 | ISBN: 0938522949
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The first rigorous modern, cladistic study of this large family and the first available treatment worldwide, using multiple character systems from both adults and immature stages. There is a clear definition of subfamilial taxa of the Arctiidae based on shared derived characters, and it includes q testable hypothesis of their relationships and of the tribes within the Arctiinae, the sub-family of greatest interest to ecologists and researchers.

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