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Revision and cladistic analysis of the Polyozus group of Australian Phylini (Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylinae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3590

Show simple item record Weirauch, Christiane. en_US 2007-12-18T17:38:49Z 2007-12-18T17:38:49Z 2007 en_US
dc.description 60 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 58). en_US
dc.description.abstract Polyozus Eyles and Schuh, 2003 was described as a monotypic genus from New Zealand. Seven new Australian species are described and Orthotylus australianus (Carvalho, 1965) is transferred to Polyozus. Cladistic analysis of the nine species of Polyozus and seven additional, related species resulted in the hypothesis that Polyozus is a monophyletic group, with Ancoraphylus, n.gen., with four species, being its sister group. Another new genus, Exocarpocoris, n.gen., with three species, is the sister group of Ancoraphylus + Polyozus. The three species of Exocarpocoris live on the same host plant, the hemiparasite Exocarpos aphyllus (Santalaceae), and occur sympatrically over most of their distribution. Species of Ancoraphylus and Polyozus are mainly restricted to a variety of legumes, most often Acacia (Fabaceae, Mimosoideae), but also Jacksonia (Fabaceae, Papilionoideae) and Senna (Fabaceae, Caesalpinioideae). Species of Polyozus are widely distributed in Australia. Polyozus galbanus Eyles and Schuh, 2003--originally described from New Zealand--also occurs in New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania and is here proposed to have been introduced to New Zealand from Australia along with its host plant. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3590 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3590 2007 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Polyozus -- Australia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Polyozus -- Phylogeny. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ancoaphylus en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Exocarpocoris en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Phylini -- Australia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Phylini -- Host plants -- Australia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Australia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Host plants -- Australia. en_US
dc.title Revision and cladistic analysis of the Polyozus group of Australian Phylini (Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylinae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3590 en_US
dc.title.alternative Revision of Polyozus group en_US
dc.type text en_US

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  • American Museum Novitates
    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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