Diversification of clearwing butterflies with the rise of the Andes

Citation:

de Silva DL, Elias M, Willmott K, Mallet J, Day JJ. Diversification of clearwing butterflies with the rise of the Andes. Journal of Biogeography. 2016;43 :44-58.
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Abstract:

Despite the greatest butterfly diversity on Earth occurring in the Neotropical Andes and Amazonia, there is still keen debate about the origins of this exceptional biota. A densely sampled calibrated phylogeny for a widespread butterfly subtribe, Oleriina (Ithomiini: Nymphalidae) was used to estimate the origin, colonization history and diversification of this species-rich group.

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(Open Access) doi: 10.1111/jbi.12611

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