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Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Abstract All 8237 species-group taxa of Coleoptera known to occur in Canada and Alaska are recorded by province/territory or state, along with their author(s) and year of publication, in aExpand
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Climate change impacts on bumblebees converge across continents
Bucking the trend Responses to climate change have been observed across many species. There is a general trend for species to shift their ranges poleward or up in elevation. Not all species, however,Expand
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A Review of Hypotheses of Decline of the Endangered American Burying Beetle (Silphidae: Nicrophorus americanus Olivier)
The largest species of North American Nicrophorus (Coleoptera: Silphidae), N. americanus, was placed on the US federal list of endangered species in 1989. This paper reviews literature bearing onExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of the burying beetles (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae).
Burying beetles (Silphidae: Nicrophorus) are well-known for their monopolization of small vertebrate carcasses in subterranean crypts and complex biparental care behaviors. They have been the focusExpand
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Inferring species membership using DNA sequences with back-propagation neural networks.
DNA barcoding as a method for species identification is rapidly increasing in popularity. However, there are still relatively few rigorous methodological tests of DNA barcoding. CurrentExpand
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Software manual for PAUPRat: A tool to implement Parsimony Ratchet searches using PAUP*
PAUPRat is a program to generate a text file that contains commands which, when read by PAUP* (with an open and executed data file), will implement the Parsimony Ratchet of Kevin Nixon (1999b). Expand
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Host shift by the burying beetle, Nicrophorus pustulatus, a parasitoid of snake eggs
Recent work [Ecoscience (2000) vol. 7, 395–397] suggests that the burying beetle Nicrophorus pustulatus may have undergone a remarkable host shift, exploiting snake eggs rather than carrion asExpand
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The reproductive biology of Ptomascopus morio , a brood parasite of Nicrophorus
Nicrophorine beetles (Nicrophorus and Ptomascopus spp.) use small carcasses as a food source for young, a breeding ecology distinct from other silphid beetles. While adaptations to the use of smallExpand
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Detection of Francisella tularensis in Alaskan Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) and Assessment of a Laboratory Model for Transmission
ABSTRACT Tularemia is a zoonotic disease caused by the Category A bioterrorism agent Francisella tularensis. In Scandinavia, tularemia transmission by mosquitoes has been widely cited in theExpand
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Revision of Nicrophorus in part: new species and inferred phylogeny of the nepalensis-group based on evidence from morphology and mitochondrial DNA (Coleoptera : Silphidae : Nicrophorinae)
Carrion beetles of the genus Nicrophorus Fabricius, 1775 (Silphidae) are well known for their biparental brood care and monopolisation of small vertebrate carcasses in subterranean crypts. AlthoughExpand
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