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Diary on the making of databases able to handle biological data on Nymphalidae butterflies
Fredy Montero was very kind to send me his recent publication (with Maira Ortiz) describing morphological characters of eggs, larvae and pupae of the satyrine butterfly genus Junea.
They raised the specimens on the hostplant Chusquea in Colombia. What I found most interesting is the morphology of the last instars of the larva. They have very long "horns" and long bifid "tails".... Read more »
Carlos Peña, Niklas Wahlberg, Elisabet Weingartner, Ullasa Kodandaramaiah, Sören Nylin, André V.L. Freitas, Andrew V.Z. Brower. (2006) Higher level phylogeny of Satyrinae butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) based on DNA sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 40(1), 29-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2006.02.007
VoSeq is a voucher and DNA sequence web application database aimed for people working in molecular phylogenetics.... Read more »
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