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Phylogenetic reconstruction of the family Acrypteridae (Orthoptera: Acridoidea) based on mitochondrial cytochrome B gene.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17498627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sequences from the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene (Cyt b) were determined for 25 species from the superfamily Acridoidae and the homologous sequences of 19 species of grasshoppers were downloaded from the GenBank data library. The purpose was to develop a molecular phylogeny of the Acrypteridae, and to interpret the phylogenetic position of the family within the superfamily Acridoidea. Phylogeny was reconstructed by Maximum-parsimony (MP) and Bayesian criteria using Yunnanites coriacea and Tagasta marginella as outgroups. The alignment length of the fragments was 384 bp after excluding ambiguous sites, including 167 parsimony informative sites. In the fragments, the percentages of A + T and G + C were 70.7% and 29.3%, respectively. The monophyly of Arcypteridae is not supported by phylogenetic trees. Within the Arcypteridae, neither Arcypterinae nor Ceracrinae is supported as a monophyletic group. The current genus Chorthippus is not a monophyletic group, and should be a polyphyletic group. The present results are significantly different from the classification scheme of Arcypteridae, which is based on morphology.
Guangming Huo; Guofang Jiang; Zhengli Sun; Dianfeng Liu; Yalin Zhang; Lin Lu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of genetics and genomics = Yi chuan xue bao     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1673-8527     ISO Abbreviation:  J Genet Genomics     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-14     Completed Date:  2009-04-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101304616     Medline TA:  J Genet Genomics     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  294-306     Citation Subset:  IM    
Key Laboratory of Plant Protection Resources and Pest Management, Northwest A&F University, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, Northwest A & F University, Yangling 712100, China.
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MeSH Terms
Cytochromes b / genetics*
DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics
Mitochondria / genetics*
Orthoptera / classification*,  cytology,  genetics*
Reproducibility of Results
Sequence Analysis, DNA
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Codon; 0/DNA, Mitochondrial; 9035-37-4/Cytochromes b

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