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Table 2 List of Lepidoptera species used in present study in addition to Maculinea spp. Results of PCR screening with degenerate primers for CR1 clade, and specific primers for CR1A and CR1B families.

From: CR1 clade of non-LTR retrotransposons from Maculinea butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): evidence for recent horizontal transmission

superfamily family species CR1 CR1A CR1B
Papilionoidea Lycaenidae Scolitantides orion + + -
   Shijimaeoides divina + + -
   Plebejus argus + + -
  Pieridae Pieris napi + - -
  Nymphalidae Araschnia levana + - -
   Melitaea phoebe + - -
  Satyridae Erebia theano + - -
Hesperioidea Hesperiidae Heteropterus morpheus + - -
Geometroidea Geometridae Scopula ornata + - -
Drepanoidea Drepanidae Drepana sp. + - -
Calliduloidea Callidulidae Callidula sp. + - -
Noctuoidea Lymantriidae Lymantria dispar + - -
Bombycoidea Saturniidae Aglia tau + - -
  Bombycidae Bombyx mori + - +
   Oberthueria caeca + - +
Lasiocampoidea Lasiocampidae Lasiocampa quercus + - -
Pyraloidea Pyralidae Pyralis farinalis + - -