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Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground Beetles

by S. Osawa

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Insects (entomology),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Molecular Biology,
  • General,
  • Science,
  • Phylogeny,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Carabid ground beetles,
  • Discontinuous evolution,
  • Molecular phylogeny,
  • Parallel evolution,
  • Science / Biology,
  • Taxonomy,
  • Ground beetles,
  • Molecular aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9031058M
    ISBN 104431004874
    ISBN 109784431004875

    The ground beetles form the speciose beetle family Carabidae and, since their emergence in the Tertiary, have populated all habitats except deserts. Our knowledge about carabids is biased toward species living in north-temperate regions. Most carabids are predatory, consume a wide range of food types, and experience food shortages in the field. Feeding on both plant and animal material and Cited by: Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder front pair of wings are hardened into wing-cases, elytra, distinguishing them from most other Coleoptera, with about , species, is the largest of all orders, constituting almost 40% of described insects and 25% of all known animal life-forms; new species are discovered : Insecta.

      Ground beetles live in almost every terrestrial habitat on earth. Worldwide, ab species in the family Carabidae have been described and named. In North America, the ground beetles number well over 2, Molecular phylogeny of Diabrotica beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) inferred from analysis of combined mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences Thomas L. Clark University of Missouri Lance J. Meinke University of Nebraska-Lincoln, [email protected] John E. Foster University of Nebraska-Lincoln, @ed by:

      7) nearly specimen records for California carabid beetles have been entered in the publically available EssigDB, including over that are georeferenced. 8) submitted a successful NSF grant to investigate the evolution of defensive chemistry in carabid beetles. The project funding will begin in July of Publications. Carabidae are one of the most species-rich families of beetles, comprising more t described species worldwide. Forty-three complete or partial mitochondrial genomes (mitogenomes) from this family have been published in GenBank to date. In this study, we sequenced a nearly complete mitogenome of Amara aulica (Carabidae), using a next-generation sequencing : Zhenya Li, Xinxin Li, Nan Song, Huiji Tang, Xinming Yin.


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Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground Beetles by S. Osawa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Carabid ground beetles, sometimes called "walking jewels", are among the most thoroughly investigated insects in the world. This book presents the results of molecular phylogenetic analyses of specimens, including species and that cover more than 90%.

Request PDF | Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground Beetles | As described in SectionImura () divided about 1, species belonging to the subtribe Carabina of the world. Carabid ground beetles, sometimes called "walking jewels", are among the most thoroughly investigated insects in the world.

This book presents the results of molecular phylogenetic analyses of specimens, including species and that cover more than 90% Format: Paperback. Request PDF | Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground Beetles | Analysis from All Over the World When Y.I.

joined the carabid research team, BRH members S.O., Z.-H.S., and others had. 1 Background of the Molecular Phylogenetic Studies of the Carabid Ground Beetles Collection of the Specimens from the World Molecular Phylogenetic Tree Phylogeny and Distribution of the Subfamily Carabinae Molecular Phylogeny of the Carabinae Formation of the Japanese Carabina Fauna Detailed Exposition of the Japanese.

Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground Beetles Based on the worldwide investigation of carabid ground beetles The molecular phylogenetic approach written in this book brought the surprising discovery in taxonomy, evolutionary, and biogeographic studies Will inspire the researchers in such fields and bring the new.

Preface.- 1. Background of the Molecular Phylogenetic Studies of the Carabid Ground Beetles.- 2. Collection of the Specimens from the World.- 3. Molecular Phylogenetic Tree.- 4. Phylogeny and Distribution ofthe Subfamily Carabinae.- 5.

Molecular Phylogeny of the Carabinae.- 6. Formation of the Japanese Carabina Fauna.- 7. Especially in the 19th century and to a lesser extent today, their large size and conspicuous coloration, as well as the odd morphology of some (e.g. the Lebiini), made many ground beetles a popular object of collection and study for professional and amateur prices were paid for rare and exotic specimens, and in the early to midth century, a veritable "beetle craze Class: Insecta.

Harpalinae is a species rich clade of carabid beetles with many unusual morphological forms and ecological interactions. How this diversity evolved has been difficult to reconstruct, perhaps because harpalines underwent a rapid burst of diversification early in their evolutionary history.

Here we investigate the tempo of evolution in harpalines using molecular divergence dating techniques and Cited by: Adv. Biophys., Vol. 36, pp. () EVOLUTION OF THE CARABID GROUND BEETLES SYOZO OSAWA,*1 ZHI-HUI SU,*1 CHOONG- GON KIM,*1 MUNEHIRO OKAMOTO,*2 OSAMU TOMINAGA,*3 AND YI IMURA*4 *l/^ Biohistory Research Hall, Takatsuki, Osaka*2The Institute of Experimental Animal Sciences, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, OsakaCited by: Cite this chapter as: Osawa S., Su ZH., Imura Y.

() Molecular Phylogeny of the Carabinae. In: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Carabid Ground : Syozo Osawa, Syozo Osawa, Zhi-Hui Su, Yûki Imura.

Phylogeny and evolution of Digitulati ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) inferred from mitochondrial ND5 gene sequences the taxonomy of the East Asian Eucarabus should surely be subjected to reexamine both from molecular phylogeny including the analyses of nuclear genes as well O.

Tominaga, Y. ImuraEvolution of the carabid ground Cited by: 7. The phylogeny of ground beetles of supertribe Trechitae is inferred using DNA sequences of genes that code for 28S ribosomal RNA, 18S ribosomal RNA, and the outgroups, austral psydrines are inferred to be monophyletic, and separate from the three genera of true Psydrina (Psydrus, Nomius, Laccocenus); the austral psydrines are formally removed from Psydrini and are treated Cited by: Harpalinae is the largest subfamily of carabid beetles and includes ab species, the bulk of the family's species-level diversity.

Some harpalines exhibit a number of unusual morphological forms such as an elongated body in the genus Agra, an ant-like form in Calybe, snail-shell cracking mandibles in Licinus [ 17 ], and an extremely Cited by: While carabid phylogeny has been extensively studied, the convergences and reversals present in morphological traits has lead to a great deal of controversy about many groups.

holomorphology, and higher taxa. In T. Erwin, G. Ball, D. Whitehead and A. Halpern (ed.), Carabid Beetles: Their Evolution, Natural History, and. The taxonomy of carabid beetles has been extensively studied. Traditionally, phylogenetic reconstructions of carabids are based on the morphological characters, for example, the male [9,10] and female genitalia [] and the wing folding structures [].Liebherr and Will () recovered Carabidae as a non-monophyletic assemblage, with the characters of the female reproductive tract [].

Californian insect biodiversity includes many beetles that are important to the ecosystem and may help control pest species. Many species are unknown or cannot be recognized because the basic information on the group has not been collected.

This study will provide basic knowledge of one potentially important group of predatory beetles, describe new species and develop identification tools. Buy Carabid Beetles (): Ecology and Evolution: NHBS - Konjev Desender, M Dufrêne, Michel Loreau, ML Luff, Jean-Pierre Maelfait, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

The Alpine region harbours one of the most diverse subterranean faunas in the world, with many species showing extreme morphological modifications. The ground beetles of tribe Trechini (Coleoptera, Carabidae) are among the best studied and widespread groups with abundance of troglobionts, but their origin and evolution is largely unknown.

We sequenced Kb of mitochondrial Cited by: We constructed a phylogeny of the ground beetle subgenus Nialoe (s. lat.), genus Pterostichus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) based on two mitochondrial (cytochrome oxidase I and 16S ribosomal DNA) and one nuclear (28S ribosomal DNA) gene sequences.

Thirty-three representative species of the group and three outgroup species were analyzed. Molecular Biology and Evolution 20 (1): Sota, T. & A. P. Vogler. () Reconstructing species phylogeny of the carabid beetles Ohomopterus using multiple nuclear DNA sequences: heterogeneous information content and the performance of simultaneous analysis.

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution   The identification of vast numbers of unknown organisms using DNA sequences becomes more and more important in ecological and biodiversity studies. In this context, a fragment of the mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) gene has been proposed as standard DNA barcoding marker for the identification of organisms.

Limitations of the COI barcoding approach can arise from its single Cited by: Phylogenetic relationships of Dalyat mirabilis Mateu,with a revised molecular phylogeny of ground beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae) I.

Ribera1,2 and X. Belle´s3 Abstract Dalyat mirabilis Mateu (Coleoptera: Carabidae) is a cave species recently described from SE Spain, which, based on morphological analyses.