Forewings transparent, basal cell large, costal area present (Pc+CP separated from CA), costal area lacking crossveins; forewing venation
Also, none of the three species of Lomatia recognised from early Eocene, middle Eocene and late Oligocene-early Miocene sediments in Argentina (reviewed by Gonzalez et al., 2007) were described with the support of cuticular evidence, and leaves with similar bipinnatisect/imparipinnate architecture and venation
occur elsewhere in Proteaceae.
This finding prompted a broadening of the scope of this contribution to include data on intra-specific wing venation
variability in extant species, in order to assist delimitation of related fossil species.
and setulae: Wing proportion 2.23, crossvein proportion 1.55-1.75.
Contributions to the morphology of Tectaria: venation
pattern of sterile and fertile leaves.
Of the 25 remaining species, 12 present caeciliusid venation
, including the amber fossil species M.
The Charaxidae (RYDON, 1971; SALAZAR & CONSTANTINO, 2001) is a group of tropical cosmopolitan butterflies that can be distinguished, according to ACKERY, DE JONG and VANE-WRIGHT (1999), due to the shared characteristic homologous conditions: partial parapatagia or entirely sclerotized and shortly anastomosed Rs3 and Rs4 venation
Key words: Fagaceae, leaf venation
pattern, Quercus, stomates.
The genitalia and wing venation
were examined in 60% euparal solution or dried condition, respectively.
Thorax black; pronotum black, hexagonal, with a median carina strongly marked; pronotum with anterior margin straight, lateral-anterior margins straight, lateral posterior margin slightly sinuous, posterior margin grooved; scutellum brownish with slight central concavity, with horizontal grooves strongly marked; tegmina black, apical plexus of veins developed; hindwings hyaline with dark brown venation
, vein Cu1 not thickened at base; legs black; metathoracic tibia with two lateral spines (basal spine equal in size to spines in apical crown; apical spine larger than spines in apical crown); apical crown of spines on tibia consisting of two rows; basitarsus with two rows of spines covered by long setae; subungueal process present and quadrangular.