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Revealing species diversity of Tomocerus ocreatus complex ( Collembola : Tomoceridae ) : integrative species delimitation and evaluation of taxonomic characters

  title={Revealing species diversity of Tomocerus ocreatus complex ( Collembola : Tomoceridae ) : integrative species delimitation and evaluation of taxonomic characters},
  author={Daoyuan Yu and Chunyan Qin and Yin-Huan Ding and Feng Hu and Feng Zhang and Manqiang Liu},
Tomocerus ocreatus species complex is among the commonest groups of Tomoceridae in East Asia and mainly distributed in the southern areas of China. Previous multi-locus molecular analyses have proved its monophyly and revealed extensive cryptic diversity within the complex. However, members of the complex are highly similar in traditional characters, thus morphological diagnosis have not been sufficiently developed in line with the molecular species delimitation. To update the taxonomy of the… 
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