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Systematics of the <i>Chrysoxena</i> Group of Genera (Lepidoptera : Tortricidae: Euliini) - John W. Brown

Systematics of the Chrysoxena Group of Genera (Lepidoptera

Tortricidae: Euliini)

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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.

Acknowledgments
Introductionp. 1
Definition of the Euliinip. 3
Phylogenetic Relationships Among the Generap. 9
The Chrysoxena Groupp. 9
Materials and Methodsp. 14
Explanation of Charactersp. 15
Terminal Taxap. 18
Systematic Treatmentp. 21
Chrysoxena Meyrickp. 21
C. auriferana (Meyrick)p. 22
Vulpoxena Brown, n. gen.p. 23
V. vulpicoma (Meyrick)p. 23
Thoridia Brown, n. gen.p. 24
T. veirsi Brown and Powell, n. sp.p. 25
Dorithia Powellp. 25
Semicirculana Groupp. 27
D. semicirculana (Fernald)p. 27
D. peroneana (Barnes and Busck)p. 30
D. paraviridana Brown, n. sp.p. 31
D. occidentana Brown, n. sp.p. 32
D. wellingana Brown, n. sp.p. 33
D. trigonana Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 34
D. imitatrix Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 36
D. spinosana Brown, n. sp.p. 37
Crucifer Groupp. 38
D. equadentana Brown, n. sp.p. 39
D. tototuana Brown, n. sp.p. 40
D. crucifer (Walsingham), n. comb.p. 41
D. pseudocrucifer Brown, n. sp.p. 42
D. powellana Brown, n. sp.p. 43
D. robustana Brown, n. sp.p. 44
D. meridionalis Brown, n. sp.p. 45
D. strigulana Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 46
D. consacculana Brown, n. sp.p. 47
Cuproxena Powell and Brown, n. gen.p. 48
Speculana Groupp. 49
C. speculana (Walsingham), n. comb.p. 50
C. nereidana (Zeller), n. comb.p. 50
C. neonereidana Brown, n. sp.p. 51
C. latiana Brown, n. sp.p. 52
C. cara Brown, n. sp.p. 53
Cornuta Groupp. 53
C. cornuta Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 53
C. elongana Brown, n. sp.p. 54
C. paracornuta Brown, n. sp.p. 55
C. trema Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 56
C. triphera Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 56
C. quinquenotata (Walker), n. comb.p. 57
Pseudoplesia Groupp. 58
C. auga (Razowski and Becker), n. comb.p. 58
C. pseudoplesia Brown, n. sp.p. 60
C. hoffmanana Brown, n. sp.p. 60
C. binotata Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 61
C. bramiliana Brown, n. sp.p. 61
C. minimana Brown, n. sp.p. 62
C. chelograpta (Meyrick), n. comb.p. 63
C. argentina Brown, n. sp.p. 64
C. anielae (Razowski and Becker), n. comb.p. 64
Flosculana Groupp. 65
C. flosculana (Walsingham), n. comb.p. 65
C. serrata Brown, n. sp.p. 66
C. duckworthorum Brown, n. sp.p. 67
C. virifloscula Brown, n. sp.p. 67
C. eudiometra (Razowski and Becker), n. comb.p. 68
C. flintana Brown, n. sp.p. 69
Species of Uncertain Affinityp. 70
C. subunicolora Brown and Obraztsov, n. sp.p. 70
C. astraboda (Razowski and Bccker), n. comb.p. 70
Bidorpitia Brown, n. gen.p. 71
B. dictyophanes (Meyrick), n. comb.p. 72
B. poolei Brown, n. sp.p. 73
B. megasaccula Brown, n. sp.p. 73
B. exanthina (Meyrick), n. comb.p. 74
B. cryptica Brown, n. sp.p. 75
B. boliviana Brown, n. sp., 75p. 75
Biology of the Chrysoxena Groupp. 77
Host Relationshipsp. 77
Seasonal Life Historyp. 78
Adultp. 79
Eggp. 81
Larvap. 81
Pupap. 82
Literature Citedp. 83
Figures 6-143p. 89
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ISBN: 9780520097650
ISBN-10: 0520097653
Series: University of California Publications
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 130
Published: 4th December 1991
Publisher: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78  x 0.71
Weight (kg): 0.24