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Molecular phylogeny of the highly disjunct cliff water beetles from South Africa and China (Coleoptera: Aspidytidae)
The superfamily Dytiscoidea contains six families with an aquatic lifestyle, with most of its extant diversity in two families: the burrowing water beetles (Noteridae) and the diving beetlesExpand
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Comunidades de insectos acuáticos de charcos temporarios y lagunas en la ciudad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
We studied the community of aquatic insects inhabiting both temporary pools and permanent ponds occuring in Buenos Aires City. A total of 3436 rain pools were examined, and six permanent ponds at theExpand
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Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi‐Pacific biogeography
The origin of biodiversity in the Neotropics predominantly stems either from Gondwana breakup or late dispersal events from the Nearctic region. Here, we investigate the biogeography of a divingExpand
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Larval morphology of Rhantus Dejean, 1833 (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Colymbetinae): descriptions of 22 species and phylogenetic considerations
Descriptions of larval instars of 22 species of Rhantus Dejean, 1833 are presented including a detailed chaetotaxic analysis of the cephalic capsule, head appendages, legs, last abdominal segment andExpand
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Larval Morphology and Phylogenetic Relationships of Bunites distigma (Brullé) (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae: Colymbetinae: Colymbetini)
Abstract Bunites Spangler has been the only member of the tribe Colymbetini for which the larva has been unknown. The first-instar larva of Bunites distigma (Brullé) is described and figured for theExpand
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Stapedius Tendon Reconstruction during Stapedotomy: Technique and Results
During surgery for otosclerosis, it is common for the surgeon to cut the stapedius tendon. Even without reconstruction of the tendon, the results of this kind of surgery are particularlyExpand
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Morphology and chaetotaxy of the larval stages of Andogyrus seriatopunctatus Regimbart (Coleoptera: Adephaga: Gyrinidae)
The larval stages of Andogyrus seriatopunctatus Regimbart are described and illustrated, including morphometric and chaetotaxic characters. A larval ground pattern for the chaetotaxic characters isExpand
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First larval description and chaetotaxic analysis of the neotropical whirligig beetle genus Enhydrus Laporte (Coleoptera, Gyrinidae)
The larva of the whirligig beetle Enhydrus sulcatus (Wiedemann, 1821) is described and illustrated for the first time, including detailed morphometric and chaetotaxic analyses of the cephalicExpand
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Higher‐level phylogeny of diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) based on larval characters
A comprehensive higher‐level phylogeny of diving beetles (Dytiscidae) based on larval characters is presented. Larval morphology and chaetotaxy of a broad range of genera and species was studied,Expand
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Notation of primary setae and pores on larvae of Dytiscinae (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae), with phylogenetic considerations
An analysis of the primary setae and pores of first instars of 13 species of Dytiscinae was performed to deduce the ancestral system of primary setae and pores of the head capsule, head appendages,Expand
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