Peer-reviewed publications the multispecies coalescent model shed new light on the diversification of nawab butterflies in tale from burying beetles. 1 bmc evol biol 2010 aug 2710:262 doi: 101186/1471-2148-10-262 phylogenetic diversification patterns and divergence times in ground beetles. Unveiling the diversification dynamics of australasian predaceous diving beetles in the cenozoic. Water and cave beetle evolution lab fresneda, j & ribera, i life history evolution and diversification in leptodirini cave beetles proc r soc london. Pattern of phylogenetic diversification of the cychrini ground beetles in the world as deduced mainly from sequence comparisons of the mitochondrial genes. Until recently ambrosia beetles have been placed in independent families scolytidae and platypodidae, however, they are in fact some of the most highly derived. The diversification of beetles may be driven by feeding strategy feeding on plants, specifically flowering plants (angiosperms), further explains the. Developmental plasticity is the ability of an organism to adjust aspects of its phenotype in response to environmental conditions (both internal and external.
The evolution of flowering plants helped drive the diversification of beetles the ocelli are on the top of the beetle’s head because beetles have no nose. Mckenna lab primary menu skip to content we are studying patterns of diversification & endemism in beetles dr duane mckenna. Temporal lags and overlap in the diversification of weevils and flowering the extraordinary diversity of herbivorous beetles is patterns of diversification in. Conservation and diversification of gene function during mouthpart development in onthophagus beetles franck simonnet and armin p moczek department of biology. Sex in the age of diving beetles towards understanding and managing virulence in soybean aphid warming tolerance explains rapid upslope range shifts and extinctions.
The most recent understanding of the evolution of insects is based on studies of the following the jewel beetles diversity increased rapidly during the. How to cite takami, y and sota, t (2007), rapid diversification of male genitalia and mating strategies in ohomopterus ground beetles journal of. Phylogeny and diversiﬁcation of diving beetles (coleoptera: dytiscidae) ignacio riberaa,, alfried p voglerb,c and michael balked adepartamentode biodiversidad y.
Coleoptera (beetles) while it might be tempting to attribute this to coevolutionary diversification between beetles and flowering plants. Read chapter 14 on the origin and evolutionary diversification of beetle horns--douglas j emlen, laura corley lavine, and ben ewen-campen: in december 20. Evolutionary diversification of the bean beetle genus callosobruchus (coleoptera: bruchidae): traits associated with both render beetles. Evolution and diversification of the forest and hypogean ground-beetle genus trechus in the these 3–5-mm-long ground beetles are common in dark humid.
Diversification in a fluctuating island setting: rapid radiation of ohomopterus ground beetles in the japanese islands. Clade age and diversification rate variation explain disparity in species richness among water scavenger beetle (hydrophilidae) lineages devin d bloom1,2, martin. Exploring the scope to enhance the biodiversity potential, ecosystem functioning and resilience of woodlands through the diversification and conversion of simple.
Pattern of morphological diversification in the leptocarabus ground beetles (coleoptera: carabidae) as deduced from mitochondrial nd5 gene and nuclear 28s rdna sequences. Data on molecular taxonomy and genetic diversification of the european hermit beetles, a species-complex of endangered insects (coleoptera: scarabaeidae, cetoniinae.
Species delimitation and diversification history in rhinoceros beetles: how many and why so many species by jen-pan huang a dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment. Life-history specialization was not an evolutionary dead-end in pyrenean cave beetles. New evidence connects dung beetle evolution the timing and diversification of dung beetles new evidence connects dung beetle evolution to dinosaurs. “surprisingly, the timing and diversification of dung beetles is correlated with the ecological dominance of angiosperms,” said lead author dr nicole gunter. Species delimitation and diversification history in rhinoceros beetles: how many and why so many species. Abdomens of ants and beetles were carefully dissected before dna extractions to avoid any contamination from consumed prey to facilitate dna extraction.