Phylogeny and temporal diversification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) with an emphasis on the Neotropical fauna

@article{Lorenz2021PhylogenyAT,
  title={Phylogeny and temporal diversification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) with an emphasis on the Neotropical fauna},
  author={Camila Lorenz and Jo{\~a}o Marcelo P Alves and Peter G. Foster and Lincoln Suesdek and Maria Anice Mureb Sallum},
  journal={Systematic Entomology},
  year={2021},
  volume={46}
}
Understanding phylogenetic relationships within the family Culicidae informs mosquito evolution and may have public health implications as this family includes numerous species of medical and veterinary importance. We investigated the mitochondrial genomes of 102 mosquitoes, including six newly sequenced species, representing 21 genera with an emphasis on the Neotropical region. We estimated divergence times based on sequence data and three fossil calibration points, using Bayesian relaxed… Expand

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