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Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution

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Title
Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution
Published in
Science, November 2014
DOI 10.1126/science.1257570
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Authors

B. Misof, S. Liu, K. Meusemann, R. S. Peters, A. Donath, C. Mayer, P. B. Frandsen, J. Ware, T. Flouri, R. G. Beutel, O. Niehuis, M. Petersen, F. Izquierdo-Carrasco, T. Wappler, J. Rust, A. J. Aberer, U. Aspock, H. Aspock, D. Bartel, A. Blanke, S. Berger, A. Bohm, T. R. Buckley, B. Calcott, J. Chen, F. Friedrich, M. Fukui, M. Fujita, C. Greve, P. Grobe, S. Gu, Y. Huang, L. S. Jermiin, A. Y. Kawahara, L. Krogmann, M. Kubiak, R. Lanfear, H. Letsch, Y. Li, Z. Li, J. Li, H. Lu, R. Machida, Y. Mashimo, P. Kapli, D. D. McKenna, G. Meng, Y. Nakagaki, J. L. Navarrete-Heredia, M. Ott, Y. Ou, G. Pass, L. Podsiadlowski, H. Pohl, B. M. von Reumont, K. Schutte, K. Sekiya, S. Shimizu, A. Slipinski, A. Stamatakis, W. Song, X. Su, N. U. Szucsich, M. Tan, X. Tan, M. Tang, J. Tang, G. Timelthaler, S. Tomizuka, M. Trautwein, X. Tong, T. Uchifune, M. G. Walzl, B. M. Wiegmann, J. Wilbrandt, B. Wipfler, T. K. F. Wong, Q. Wu, G. Wu, Y. Xie, S. Yang, Q. Yang, D. K. Yeates, K. Yoshizawa, Q. Zhang, R. Zhang, W. Zhang, Y. Zhang, J. Zhao, C. Zhou, L. Zhou, T. Ziesmann, S. Zou, Y. Li, X. Xu, Y. Zhang, H. Yang, J. Wang, J. Wang, K. M. Kjer, X. Zhou

Abstract

Insects are the most speciose group of animals, but the phylogenetic relationships of many major lineages remain unresolved. We inferred the phylogeny of insects from 1478 protein-coding genes. Phylogenomic analyses of nucleotide and amino acid sequences, with site-specific nucleotide or domain-specific amino acid substitution models, produced statistically robust and congruent results resolving previously controversial phylogenetic relations hips. We dated the origin of insects to the Early Ordovician [~479 million years ago (Ma)], of insect flight to the Early Devonian (~406 Ma), of major extant lineages to the Mississippian (~345 Ma), and the major diversification of holometabolous insects to the Early Cretaceous. Our phylogenomic study provides a comprehensive reliable scaffold for future comparative analyses of evolutionary innovations among insects.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 27 2%
Brazil 22 1%
Germany 20 1%
United Kingdom 6 <1%
Canada 6 <1%
France 5 <1%
Japan 4 <1%
Sweden 3 <1%
Switzerland 3 <1%
Other 23 2%
Unknown 1361 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 315 21%
Researcher 276 19%
Student > Bachelor 197 13%
Student > Master 193 13%
Professor > Associate Professor 82 6%
Other 273 18%
Unknown 144 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 898 61%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 181 12%
Environmental Science 73 5%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 23 2%
Neuroscience 17 1%
Other 101 7%
Unknown 187 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 780. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 February 2021.
All research outputs
#12,602
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Outputs from Science
#762
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Outputs of similar age
#112
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Outputs of similar age from Science
#8
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