Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life

  title={Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life},
  author={Brian M. Wiegmann and Michelle Trautwein and Isaac S. Winkler and Norman B. Barr and Jung-wook Kim and Christine L Lambkin and Matthew A. Bertone and BRIAN K. Cassel and Keith M. Bayless and Alysha M. Heimberg and Benjamin M. Wheeler and Kevin J. Peterson and Thomas Pape and Bradley J. Sinclair and Jeffrey H. Skevington and Vladimir V. Blagoderov and Jason Caravas and Sujatha Narayanan Kutty and Urs Schmidt-Ott and Gail E. Kampmeier and F. Christian. Thompson and David A. Grimaldi and A. T. Beckenbach and Gregory W. Courtney and Markus Friedrich and Rudolf Meier and David K. Yeates},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences},
  pages={5690 - 5695}
Flies are one of four superradiations of insects (along with beetles, wasps, and moths) that account for the majority of animal life on Earth. [] Key Result We provide a phylogenomic estimate of fly relationships based on molecules and morphology from 149 of 157 families, including 30 kb from 14 nuclear loci and complete mitochondrial genomes combined with 371 morphological characters.

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