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The beetle tree of life reveals that Coleoptera survived end‐Permian mass extinction to diversify during the Cretaceous terrestrial revolution
Here we present a phylogeny of beetles (Insecta: Coleoptera) based on DNA sequence data from eight nuclear genes, including six single‐copy nuclear protein‐coding genes, for 367 species representingExpand
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Platypodidae under scrutiny
The historical status of the family Platypodidae is reviewed and the family is revised. Results of a cladistic analysis based on 35 terminal taxa and 80 adult morphological characters show that theExpand
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Morphology and systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga Partim)
This book is the first offour volumes in the Handbook of Zoology series which treat the systematics and biology of Coleoptera. With approximately 350,000 described species, Coleoptera are by far theExpand
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Classification of basal Cucujoidea (Coleoptera : Polyphaga): cladistic analysis, keys and review of new families
Phylogenetic relationships among the basal Cucujoidea were reconstructed by a cladistic analysis of a data matrix consisting of 37 exemplar taxa and 99 adult and larval characters. Eight mostExpand
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Determining the origin and age of the Westland beech (Nothofagus) gap, New Zealand, using fungus beetle genetics
The formation and maintenance of the Nothofagus beech gap in the South Island, New Zealand, has been the focus of biogeographical debate since the 1920s. We examine the historical process of gapExpand
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Erotylidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cucujoidea): phylogeny and review
Nine species of New Zealand Erotylidae (excluding Erotylinae) belonging to five genera are described. Two of these species from the Three Kings Islands are described as new: Loberus watti Leschen andExpand
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Phylogeography and ecological niche modelling implicate coastal refugia and trans‐alpine dispersal of a New Zealand fungus beetle
The Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) severely restricted forest ecosystems on New Zealand’s South Island, but the extent of LGM distribution for forest species is still poorly understood. We usedExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of Staphyliniformia (Coleoptera) based on characters of larvae and adults
Abstract.  One hundred and twenty‐one morphological characters of larvae and adults of the series Staphyliniformia were scored (multistate coding) and analysed to determine the family groupExpand
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Comparative phylogenetic analysis reveals long-term isolation of lineages on the Three Kings Islands, New Zealand
We have used comparative phylogenetic analysis to infer the age and biogeographical origins of the Three Kings Islands insect fauna, an archipelago only 56 km off the northern tip of New Zealand. WeExpand
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