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Molecular and morphological phylogeny of Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae)
TLDR
Molecular and morphological phylogeny of Diplazontinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) and their relationships are summarized in Klopfstein et al. (2011).
Progress in erigonine spider phylogeny—the Savignia-group is not monophyletic (Araneae: Linyphiidae)
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The most inclusive study on the higher-level phylogeny of erigonine spiders, including about 30% of all erigonin genera, is presented, including a monophyletic clade of Glyphesis servulus, Diplocephalus cristatus, Savignia frontata and Erigonella.
Co‐existence of divergent communities at natural boundaries: spider (Arachnida: Araneae) diversity across an alpine timberline
Abstract.  1 Habitat boundaries can contain high biodiversity because they potentially combine species from two habitat types plus additional boundary specialists. However, most research on animal
DNA barcode data accurately assign higher spider taxa
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It seems that an accurate and complete reference library of families and genera of life could provide accurate higher level taxonomic identifications cheaply and accessibly, within years rather than decades.
Mapping range dynamics from opportunistic data: spatiotemporal modelling of the lynx distribution in the Alps over 21 years
The Eurasian lynx is of special conservation concern based on the European Union's Habitat Directive and its populations need to be maintained or restored at favourable conservation status. To
The new Southeast Asian goblin spider genus Aposphragisma (Araneae, Oonopidae): diversity and phylogeny.
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The members of the new genus Aposphragisma are ground-dwelling litter inhabitants restricted to Southeast Asian lowland and montane forests, with more than 60% of the species only known from single localities and presumed to be negatively affected by the massive destruction of pristine forest habitats within their range.
Influence of stand-alone trees on epigeic spiders (Araneae) at the alpine timberline
We studied community composition and activity densities of spiders around stand-alone Norway spruce at the alpine timberline with respect to three interrelated parameters: (1) relative distance from
Targeting a portion of central European spider diversity for permanent preservation
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The pilot preservation project aimed to obtain, expertly identify, and permanently preserve a quarter of the known spider species diversity shared between Slovenia and Switzerland, estimated at 275 species, which resulted in 324 species.
Phantoms of Gondwana?—phylogeny of the spider subfamily Mynogleninae (Araneae: Linyphiidae)
  • H. Frick, N. Scharff
  • Biology
    Cladistics : the international journal of the…
  • 1 February 2014
TLDR
The preferred topology suggests a single origin of mynoglenines in New Zealand with two dispersal events to Africa, and does not support Gondwana origin.
Revision of the genus Caracladus with the description of Caracladus zamoniensis spec. nov. (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Erigoninae)
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The phylogenetic placement of the genus Caracladus and the relationships between its species are discussed based on 49 morphological characters and Carac Gladus is deeply nested in the “distal erigonines” with closest relations to Tapinocyba Simon.
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