Riodininae


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Riodininae

[‚rī·ə′din·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of the lepidopteran family Lycaenidae in which prothoracic legs are nonfunctional in the male.
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The tribe, 1 of the 2 Riodininae tribes characterized by 5 radial veins in the forewing, is considered "basal" and was recovered as a sister to all tribes with 4 or 3 radial veins in the forewing (Hall 2003).