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Mitochondrial phylogenomics of Hemiptera reveals adaptive innovations driving the diversification of true bugs
  • Hu Li, J. Leavengood, +6 authors W. Cai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological…
  • 6 September 2017
The phylogeny and evolutionary history of Hemiptera is elucidated and Ancestral character state reconstruction and divergence time estimation suggest that the success of true bugs (Heteroptera) is probably due to angiosperm coevolution, but key adaptive innovations facilitated multiple independent shifts among diverse feeding habits and multiple independent colonizations of aquatic habitats. Expand
The Architecture and Complete Sequence of Mitochondrial Genome of an Assassin Bug Agriosphodrus Dohrni (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
  • Hu Li, Jianyu Gao, +4 authors W. Cai
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of biological sciences
  • 1 July 2011
Comparative analysis with two other reduviid species Triatoma dimidiata and Valentia hoffmanni exhibited highly conserved genome architectures including genome contents, gene order, nucleotide composition, codon usage, amino acid composition, as well as genome asymmetry. Expand
Deep-level phylogeny of Cicadomorpha inferred from mitochondrial genomes sequenced by NGS
The phylogenetic reconstructions congruently recovered the monophyly of each superfamily within Cicadomorpha and the hypothesis (Membracoidea + (CicadoideA’+’Cercopoidea) was strongly supported under the heterogeneous CAT model. Expand
The Complete Mitochondrial Genome and Novel Gene Arrangement of the Unique-Headed Bug Stenopirates sp. (Hemiptera: Enicocephalidae)
Many of true bugs are important insect pests to cultivated crops and some are important vectors of human diseases, but few cladistic analyses have addressed relationships among the seven infraordersExpand
Compositional heterogeneity in true bug mitochondrial phylogenomics.
This study shows the power of the site-heterogeneous mixture models for resolving phylogenetic relationships with Heteroptera and provides one more case showing that model adequacy is critical for accurate tree reconstruction in mitochondrial phylogenomics. Expand
Mitochondrial Genome Fragmentation Unites the Parasitic Lice of Eutherian Mammals
It is demonstrated, for the first time, that organelle genome fragmentation is informative for resolving controversial high‐level phylogenies. Expand
Capturing the Phylogeny of Holometabola with Mitochondrial Genome Data and Bayesian Site-Heterogeneous Mixture Models
This study assembled the richest taxon sampling of Holometabola to date, and analyzed both nucleotide and amino acid data sets using several methods, finding the standard Bayesian inference and maximum-likelihood analyses were strongly affected by systematic biases, but the site-heterogeneous mixture model implemented in PhyloBayes avoided the false grouping of unrelated taxa exhibiting similar base composition and accelerated evolutionary rate. Expand
The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of the Damsel Bug Alloeorhynchus bakeri (Hemiptera: Nabidae)
Both maximum likelihood and Bayesian inference analyses highly support Nabidae as the sister group to Anthocoridae and Miridae, and PCGs sequences were used to perform a phylogenetic study. Expand
The mitochondrial genome of the plant bug Apolygus lucorum (Hemiptera: Miridae): Presently known as the smallest in Heteroptera
The complete mitochondrial genome of the plant bug, Apolygus lucorum, an important cotton pest, has been sequenced and annotated in this study and both Bayesian inference and maximum likelihood analyses highly support the sister relationship of A. lucorum and Lygus lineolaris. Expand
Higher‐level phylogeny and evolutionary history of Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) inferred from mitochondrial genome sequences
There was a transition from trnT/trnP to trnP/ TrnT in the common ancestor of Pyrrhocoroidea, which indicates that this gene rearrangement could be an autapomorphy for Pyrrhomorpha. Expand