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Origins of an enigmatic genus of Asian butterflies carrying mythological names decoded [PenSoft]

par Frédéric Magné - publié le

A group of rare Asian butterflies which have once inspired an association with Hindu mythological creatures have been quite a chaos for the experts. In fact, their systematics turned out so confusing that in order to decode their taxonomic placement, scientists had to dig up their roots some 43 million years back.

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