Phylogenetic analysis of the American genus Euphoria and related groups based on morphological characters of adults (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini)

Phylogenetic analysis of the American genus Euphoria and related groups based on morphological... © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/187631210X12628483805310 Insect Systematics & Evolution 41 (2010) 39–54 brill.nl/ise Phylogenetic analysis of the American genus Euphoria and related groups based on morphological characters of adults (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini) Jesús Orozco * and T. Keith Philips Systematics and Evolution Laboratory, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Boulevard, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA *Corresponding author, current address: Systematics Research Collections, University of Nebraska State Museum, W436 Nebraska Hall Lincoln, NE 68588, USA, e-mail: cucarron1@gmail.com Abstract Th e phylogenetic relationships within the American genus Euphoria Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini) were examined. Fifty-seven adult morphological characters for 40 taxa, including 28 species of Euphoria , representatives of all current and previously recognized genera of Cetoniini from the American continents, and 10 representative genera of Cetoniinae (including fi ve Cetoniini) from the rest of the world were studied. Th e Cetoniini appear monophyletic and supported by two unique synapo- morphies in this study: the fl ange of the elytra-thorax articulation with a medial process and the posterior legs with a carina or row of setae in the internal angle of the femur. Th e genus Euphoria is paraphyletic as E. geminata http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Insect Systematics & Evolution Brill

Phylogenetic analysis of the American genus Euphoria and related groups based on morphological characters of adults (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini)

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© 2010 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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10.1163/187631210X12628483805310
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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI 10.1163/187631210X12628483805310 Insect Systematics & Evolution 41 (2010) 39–54 brill.nl/ise Phylogenetic analysis of the American genus Euphoria and related groups based on morphological characters of adults (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini) Jesús Orozco * and T. Keith Philips Systematics and Evolution Laboratory, Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Boulevard, Bowling Green, KY 42101, USA *Corresponding author, current address: Systematics Research Collections, University of Nebraska State Museum, W436 Nebraska Hall Lincoln, NE 68588, USA, e-mail: cucarron1@gmail.com Abstract Th e phylogenetic relationships within the American genus Euphoria Burmeister (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae: Cetoniini) were examined. Fifty-seven adult morphological characters for 40 taxa, including 28 species of Euphoria , representatives of all current and previously recognized genera of Cetoniini from the American continents, and 10 representative genera of Cetoniinae (including fi ve Cetoniini) from the rest of the world were studied. Th e Cetoniini appear monophyletic and supported by two unique synapo- morphies in this study: the fl ange of the elytra-thorax articulation with a medial process and the posterior legs with a carina or row of setae in the internal angle of the femur. Th e genus Euphoria is paraphyletic as E. geminata

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Insect Systematics & EvolutionBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2010

Keywords: CHLORIXANTHE; EUPHORIINA; STEPHANUCHA; LEUCOCELINA; CETONIINA

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