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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

Print version ISSN 0101-8175

Rev. Bras. Zool. vol.9 no.3-4 Curitiba  1992

http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751992000200012 

Morfologia comparada da cabeça das espécies sulbrasileiras de Morphinae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)1

 

A compared morphology of the head of the south brazilian species of Morphinae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)

 

 

Ivana Gavassi Bilotta

Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Caixa Postal 19020, 81531-970 Curitiba, Paraná, Brasil. Bolsista do CNPq

 

 


ABSTRACT

This research presents a detailed study of the morphology of the head of adult in both sexes of the south Brazilian species of the Morphinae subfamily (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae), as mentioned below: Morpho helenor violaceus Fruhstorfer, 1912; Iphimedeia hercules (Dalman, 1823); Iphixibia anaxibia (Esper, 1801); Cytheritis portis thamyris (Felder & Felder, 1867); Cytheritis aega (Huebner, 1822); Pessonia catenaria (Perry, 1811); Grasseia menelaus nestira (Huebner, 1821).

Key words: Nymphalidae, Morphinae, morphology, head


 

 

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AGRADECIMENTOS Agradeço à Profª Dra. Mirna Martins Casagrande do Departamento de Zoologia da Universidade Federal do Paraná, pela orientação e estimulo e ao Prof. Dr. Olaf H.H. Mielke do Departamento de Zoologia da Universidade Federal do Paraná pela co-orientação e sugestões apresentadas.

 

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Recebido em 01.III.1993; aceito em 13.VIII.1993.

 

 

1 Contribuição número 782 do Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Paraná.

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