Taxonomic Swap 128312 (Committed on 18-07-2023)

Added by wildskyflower on 18 July, 2023 22:53 | Committed by wildskyflower on 18 July, 2023
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Elphinstonia should not be elevated to genus level, especially given that it shows no autapomorphies respective to Euchloe s.s. and should best be within a wider concept of Euchloe. This has been adressed in the bibliography using genetic data and currently unpublished genomic data supports this definition.
check this for reference:
Marabuto, E., Pina-Martins, F., Rebelo, M.T., Paulo, O.S., 2020. Ancient divergence, a crisis of salt and another of ice shaped the evolution of the west Mediterranean butterfly Euchloe tagis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 131, 487–504. doi:

Posted by eduardo_m 4 months ago

Can you comment on the flag about it please? I have no opinion on the matter

Posted by wildskyflower 4 months ago

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