Overview

Brief Summary

Introduction

The Glassy-Winged Tigers range from India to the Papuan region. Many of the species are involved in mimicry complexes with one another and various swallowtails and pierids.

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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Discussion of Phylogenetic Relationships

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This tree is based on morphological characters, as published by Ackery and Vane-Wright (1984). Several species described since that publication have been added in their inferred positions. The species (P.) weiskei was removed to a separate genus, Miriamaca, by Vane-Wright et al. (2002).

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:30Public Records:19
Specimens with Sequences:28Public Species:9
Specimens with Barcodes:27Public BINs:9
Species:12         
Species With Barcodes:11         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Parantica

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Wikipedia

Parantica

Parantica, commonly called Tigers, is an Old World genus of butterflies in subfamily Danainae of family Nymphalidae. They are found in southeastern Asia, Indonesia, Papua-New Guinea, and the Philippines. Many of these species are endemic to islands and considered endangered, vulnerable, or threatened according to the IUCN Red List.[1] For other butterflies called Tigers see the genus Danaus.

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