Advances in Geometroidea phylogeny, with characterization of a new family based on Pseudobiston pinratanai (Lepidoptera, Glossata)

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Advances in Geometroidea phylogeny, with characterization of a new family based on Pseudobiston pinratanai (Lepidoptera, Glossata). / Rajaei, Hossein; Greve, Carola; Letsch, Harald; Stüning, Dieter; Wahlberg, Niklas; Minet, Joël; Misof, Bernhard.

I: Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 44, Nr. 4, 01.07.2015, s. 418-436.

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Rajaei, Hossein ; Greve, Carola ; Letsch, Harald ; Stüning, Dieter ; Wahlberg, Niklas ; Minet, Joël ; Misof, Bernhard. / Advances in Geometroidea phylogeny, with characterization of a new family based on Pseudobiston pinratanai (Lepidoptera, Glossata). I: Zoologica Scripta. 2015 ; Vol. 44, Nr. 4. s. 418-436.

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T1 - Advances in Geometroidea phylogeny, with characterization of a new family based on Pseudobiston pinratanai (Lepidoptera, Glossata)

AU - Rajaei, Hossein

AU - Greve, Carola

AU - Letsch, Harald

AU - Stüning, Dieter

AU - Wahlberg, Niklas

AU - Minet, Joël

AU - Misof, Bernhard

PY - 2015/7/1

Y1 - 2015/7/1

N2 - Since its discovery and description, the oriental moth Pseudobiston pinratanai Inoue, 1994, could not be placed in any of the recognized families of Macroheterocera (Lepidoptera). Here, we used molecular and morphological data to infer the phylogenetic position of the species. These analyses indicate that Pseudobiston pinratanai is closely related to Epicopeiidae. Our analyses of morphological characters further show that Pseudobiston pinratanai+Epicopeiidae share synapomorphies with Sematuridae, Uraniidae and Geometridae. These observations lead us to redefine the superfamily Geometroidea and discuss its internal phylogenetic relationships. The isolated position of Pseudobiston pinratanai within Geometroidea supports a family status (Pseudobistonidae fam. n.) that we formally establish in this work.

AB - Since its discovery and description, the oriental moth Pseudobiston pinratanai Inoue, 1994, could not be placed in any of the recognized families of Macroheterocera (Lepidoptera). Here, we used molecular and morphological data to infer the phylogenetic position of the species. These analyses indicate that Pseudobiston pinratanai is closely related to Epicopeiidae. Our analyses of morphological characters further show that Pseudobiston pinratanai+Epicopeiidae share synapomorphies with Sematuridae, Uraniidae and Geometridae. These observations lead us to redefine the superfamily Geometroidea and discuss its internal phylogenetic relationships. The isolated position of Pseudobiston pinratanai within Geometroidea supports a family status (Pseudobistonidae fam. n.) that we formally establish in this work.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84930820100&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1111/zsc.12108

DO - 10.1111/zsc.12108

M3 - Article

VL - 44

SP - 418

EP - 436

JO - Zoologica Scripta

T2 - Zoologica Scripta

JF - Zoologica Scripta

SN - 0300-3256

IS - 4

ER -