Phylogenomic Data Yield New and Robust Insights into the Phylogeny and Evolution of Weevils

@article{Shin2018PhylogenomicDY,
  title={Phylogenomic Data Yield New and Robust Insights into the Phylogeny and Evolution of Weevils},
  author={Seunggwan Shin and Dave Clarke and Alan R Lemmon and Emily Moriarty Lemmon and Alexander L Aitken and St{\'e}phanie Haddad and Brian D. Farrell and Adriana E. Marvaldi and Rolf Oberprieler and Duane D. McKenna},
  journal={Molecular Biology and Evolution},
  year={2018},
  volume={35},
  pages={823–836}
}
Abstract The phylogeny and evolution of weevils (the beetle superfamily Curculionoidea) has been extensively studied, but many relationships, especially in the large family Curculionidae (true weevils; > 50,000 species), remain uncertain. We used phylogenomic methods to obtain DNA sequences from 522 protein‐coding genes for representatives of all families of weevils and all subfamilies of Curculionidae. Most of our phylogenomic results had strong statistical support, and the inferred… 
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