Number of chromosomes in species

Range in genus Agrodiaetus 10 - 134 chromosomes: majority of lycaenid butterflies 23/24 chromosomes
Organism Butterfly family lycaenid spp.
Reference Kandul NP, Lukhtanov VA, Pierce NE. Karyotypic diversity and speciation in Agrodiaetus butterflies. Evolution. 2007 Mar61(3):546-59 DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2007.00046.xPubMed ID17348919
Comments Abstract: "Agrodiaetus butterflies exhibit unusual interspecific diversity in chromosome number, from n= 10 to n= 134, in contrast, the majority of lycaenid butterflies have n= 23/24."
Entered by Uri M
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