Table 3

Sister species or species complexes with disputable species borders

Agrodiaetus altivagans/damocles/ectabanensis/gorbunovi/kanduli/maraschi/wagneri [30, 41]

Agrodiaetus artvinensis/bilgini/firdussii/pseudactis/sigberti [30]

Agrodiaetus aserbeidschanus/huberti/ninae/turcicolus/zapvadi [30]

Agrodiaetus baytopi/iphicarmon [30]

Agrodiaetus carmon/schuriani [30]

Agrodiaetus cyaneus/kermansis/paracyaneus

Agrodiaetus demavendi/lorestanus [30]

Agrodiaetus khorasanensis/nephohiptamenos/ripartii [30]

Agrodiaetus phyllis/vanensis [30]

Agrodiaetus poseidon/putnami [30]

Agrodiaetus sekercioglu/surakovi [30]

Aricia agestis/artaxerxes [30]

Lysandra albicans/caelestissimus/coridon/gennargenti [30]

Lysandra caucasicus/corydonius/ossmar [30]

Maculinea alcon/rebeli [30, 54]

Meleageria daphnis/marcida [30, 42, 54]

Polyommatus andronicus/icarus [30]

Polyommatus eros/eroides [30]


List of disputable species complexes due to e.g. incomplete speciation and gene flow or, in Agrodiaetus, very similar phenotype and only slight differences in karyotype. The taxonomically oldest name is marked in bold.

Wiemers and Fiedler Frontiers in Zoology 2007 4:8   doi:10.1186/1742-9994-4-8

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