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Phylogenetic relationships within the Cimicomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): a total‐evidence analysis
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Within the Miridae, several inclusive monophyletic groups at the subfamily/tribal level are more or less consistently recognized when molecular data are included; however, the interrelationships of the subfamilies vary substantially across the range of analyses.
Cladistic analysis of Reduviidae (Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha) based on morphological characters
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A cladistic analysis of higher‐level taxa of Reduviidae based on 162 morphological characters and 75 ingroup and outgroup species is presented, which supports a clade formed by paraphyletic Salyavatinae’+ Sphaeridopinae, renders Vesciinae non‐monophyletic, and demonstrates the polyphyly ofReduviinae.
Systematics and evolution of Heteroptera: 25 years of progress.
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Given the fascinating natural history of true bugs and their status as model organisms for evolutionary studies, integration of cladistic analyses in a broader biogeographic and evolutionary context deserves increased attention.
Phylogenomics and the evolution of hemipteroid insects
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The results indicated that thrips (Thysanoptera) are the closest living relatives of true bugs and allies (Hemiptera) and that hemipteroid insects started diversifying before the Carboniferous period, over 365 million years ago.
Evolutionary History of Assassin Bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae): Insights from Divergence Dating and Ancestral State Reconstruction
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The integration of molecular phylogenetics with fossil and life history data as presented in this paper provides insights into the evolutionary history of reduviids and clears the way for in-depth evolutionary hypothesis testing in one of the most speciose clades of predators.
Phylogenetic Evidence for Ancient and Persistent Environmental Symbiont Reacquisition in Largidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
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Evidence suggests that species of Largidae reacquire specific symbiotic bacteria from the environment every generation, which is a rare strategy for insects, with potentially volatile evolutionary ramifications, but one that must have persisted in Larg families and related lineages since their origin in the Cretaceous Period.
Revision and Cladistic Analysis of the Polyozus Group of Australian Phylini (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae)
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Cladistic analysis of the nine species of Polyozus and seven additional, related species resulted in the hypothesis thatPolyozus is a monophyletic group, with Ancoraphylus, n.gen.
From four-to three-segmented labium in Reduviidae ( Hemiptera : Heteroptera ) * )
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Cladistic analysis shows that this loss or fusion occurred once or twice among basal Reduviidae and that the four-segmented labium in Hammacerinae is plesiomorphic and homologous to the one in nonreduviid Cimicomorpha.
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