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Phylogeny of Asilidae Inferred from Morphological Characters of Imagines (Insecta: Diptera: Brachycera: Asiloidea)
Abstract A phylogenetic hypothesis is proposed for higher-level relationships within Asilidae, based on a sample of 158 species from 140 genera representing all 11 previously recognized subfamilyExpand
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Significance of Specimen Databases from Taxonomic Revisions for Estimating and Mapping the Global Species Diversity of Invertebrates and Repatriating Reliable Specimen Data
We argue that the millions of specimen-label records published over the past decades in thousands of taxonomic revisions are a cost-effective source of information of critical importance forExpand
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A phylogenetic hypothesis for Asilidae based on a total evidence analysis of morphological and DNA sequence data (Insecta: Diptera: Brachycera: Asiloidea)
An hypothesis of phylogenetic relationships of Asilidae and its constituent taxa is presented, combining morphological and DNA sequence data in a total evidence framework. It is based on 77 robberExpand
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Genomic and transcriptomic resources for assassin flies including the complete genome sequence of Proctacanthus coquilletti (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) and 16 representative transcriptomes
A high-quality draft genome for Proctacanthus coquilletti (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) is presented along with transcriptomes for 16 Diptera species from five families: Asilidae, Apioceridae,Expand
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Beyond dead trees: integrating the scientific process in the Biodiversity Data Journal
TLDR
Biodiversity Data Journal is not a conventional journal, nor is it a conventional “data journal”. Expand
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Manual of Central American Diptera
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Revision of the genus Euscelidia Westwood, 1850 (Diptera: Asilidae: Leptogastrinae)
The genus Euscelidia Westwood, 1850 is revised. Sixty-eight species (55 Afrotropical, 11 Oriental, 4 Palaearctic) are recognised, of which 40 are newly described: Afrotropical - acuminata, adusta,Expand
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Fauna Europaea: Diptera – Brachycera
Abstract Fauna Europaea provides a public web-service with an index of scientific names (including important synonyms) of all extant multicellular European terrestrial and freshwater animals andExpand
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Entomological Collections in the Age of Big Data.
With a million described species and more than half a billion preserved specimens, the large scale of insect collections is unequaled by those of any other group. Advances in genomics, collectionExpand
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From taxonomic literature to cybertaxonomic content
John Perry Barlow wrote song lyrics for the epically touring American rock band The Grateful Dead. The band was known for its eclectic mixture of musical styles, epic live improvisational episodes,Expand
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