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Systematics of the Chrysoxena Group of Genera (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Euliini)

Series: University of California Publications in Entomology Volume: 111

By: JW Brown and JA Powell

136 pages, 32 illus

University of California Press

Paperback | Jul 1992 | #16539 | ISBN: 0520097653
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The authors examine relationships within the "Chrysoxena" group of the tortricid tribe Euliini. They define 54 species among six genera: "Chrysoxena" Meyrick; "Vulpoxena" Brown, new genus; "Thoridia" Brown, new genus; "Dorithia" Powell; "Cuproxena" Powell and Brown, new genus; and "Bidorpitia" Brown, new genus. Using cladistic methods, the authors develop a phylogenetic hypothesis for the genera and species groups of "Dorithia" and "Cuproxena." A systematic treatment of the included species provides appropriate generic assignment for several previously misplaced species and describes many taxa as new.

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