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Title: Phylogenetic signals from nepomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera) mouthparts: Stylets bundle, sense organs, and labial segments
Authors: Brożek, Jolanta
Keywords: nepomorpha; Hemiptera; Heteroptera
Issue Date: 2014
Citation: The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2014 (2014), art. no. 237854
Abstract: The present study is a cladistic analysis of morphological characters focusing on the file of the mandible, the apices of the maxillae, the rupturing device on themaxillae, the internal structures of themouthparts, and the external morphology of the labial segments as well as the distribution of labial sensilla in true water bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera, infraorder Nepomorpha). The study is based on data referring to sixty-two species representing all nepomorphan families (Heteroptera), together with one outgroup species representing the infraordersGerromorpha (Mesoveliidae).Themorphological data matrix consists of forty-eight characters. The present hypothesis supports the monophyly of the Nepomorpha and the monophyly of all families.The new modification in the systematic classification has been proposed: ((Nepidae + Belostomatidae), (Diaprepocoridae + Corixidae + Micronectidae), (Ochteridae + Gelastocoridae), Aphelocheiridae, Potamocoridae, Naucoridae, Notonectidae, and (Pleidae + Helotrephidae)).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12128/9059
DOI: 10.1155/2014/237854
ISSN: 2356-6140
1537-744X
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