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Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles

Henry S. Dybas

Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles

with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae)

by Henry S. Dybas

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feather-wing beetles.,
  • Parthenogenesis in animals.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Henry S. Dybas.
    Series[Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Publication] no. 1013, Fieldiana: zoology, v. 51, no. 2, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) ;, 1013.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL1 .F4 vol. 51, no. 2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11-52 p.
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5996764M
    LC Control Number66029127

    This is a short post about a seriously underrated and overlooked stag beetle species: Prosopocoilus suturalis. Prosopocoilus suturalis is a relatively small species, males measure up to 5 cm, They have a nice sulphur-yellow coloration, which fades into more brownish when dead. They range widely in length; some featherwing beetles (Anobiidae) measure less than in ( mm), while one of the world's largest species, Titanus gigantea (Cerambycidae), reaches in (17 cm). The beetle head is a hardened capsule bearing chewing mouthparts and is attached to the prothorax by a flexible, membranous neck. Phylogeny of all beetles: The Beetle Tree of Life (BTOL), an NSF ATOL project, joint with Brian Farrell, Mike Whiting, and many others. Relationships of carabid tribes using molecular and morphological data (with Kip Will, Michael Baker, Karen Ober, Wendy Moore, Tana Ellis, Jim Liebherr, David Kavanaugh, and Erik Arndt).


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Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles. [Chicago] Field Museum of Natural History, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Henry S Dybas.

Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) Related Titles. Series: Fieldiana. Zoology ; v. 51, no. 2 Series: Publication (Field Museum of Natural History).

Download book Download PDF Download All Download JPEG Download Text Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Bibliography: p. Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae)Pages: Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae).

Fieldiana, Zoology Dybas HS. The larval characters of featherwing and limulodid beetles and their family relationships in the Staphylinoidea (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae and Limulodidae). Ptiliidae is a family of very tiny beetles with a cosmopolitan family contains the smallest of all beetles, with a length when fully grown of – millimetres (– in).

The weight is approximately milligrams. They are colloquially called featherwing beetles, because the hindwings are narrow and feathery. The eggs are very large in comparison to the adult Class: Insecta.

Specialized Terms. apomixis (-mictic) Parthenogenesis in which eggs are produced without meiosis. automixis (-mictic) Parthenogenesis in which eggs undergo meiosis. diploid Having two complete sets of chromosomes (like a typical adult animal).

haploid Having one complete set of chromosomes (like a typical egg or sperm cell). haplodiploidy (arrhenotoky) A genetic system Cited by: 5. The Beetle Book is written in large-format. Each page details descriptions of the body structure, behavior, defense mechanisms, and other fun facts of a multitude of beetle species.

Along side the text Jenkins used torn paper strips to construct accurately sized replicas of beetle species/5. New Species and Records of Featherwing Beetles (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae),New Species and Records of Featherwing Beetles (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) puts together a number of recently published papers in Zootaxa and the Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine.

The author hopes that this will prove helpful to Museum workers in particular and will also encourage new Author: Michael Darby. Feather-winged beetle, (family Ptiliidae), any of more than species of beetles (insect order Coleoptera) characterized by long fringes of hair on the long, narrow antennae also have whorls of long hairs.

Most feather-winged beetles are oval and between and 1 mm ( to inch) in length, although some members of the family range up to 2 mm.

The smallest beetles and the smallest non-parasitic insects belong to the staphylinoid family Ptiliidae. Their adult body length can be as small as. New Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) from Sarawak in the spirit collection of the Natural History Museum, London This paper is based on three collections of Ptiliidae from Sarawak totalling more than specimens made by staff and affiliates of the Natural History Museum, London, between March–July Author: Michael Darby.

Parthenogenesis in Insects and Mites. Our results provide little evidence that switching from parthenogenesis to sex at any age is costly for S. larryi females. Bark and ambrosia beetles. The Book of Beetles celebrates the beauty and diversity of this marvelous insect.

Six hundred significant beetle species are covered, with each entry featuring a distribution map, basic biology, conservation status, and information on cultural and economic significance. Full-color photos show the beetles both at their actual size and enlarged /5(82). Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive Species provides a thorough discussion of these economically important pests of coniferous and broadleaf trees and their importance in agriculture.

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Abstract The article considers the mechanism of parthenogenesis found in stick insects and the possible reasons it has developed. Reference is also made to other occurrences of parthenogenesis.

Key words Phasmida, Parthenogenesis, Size: 1MB. Who discovered Parthenogenesis in Bees. Joseph Anton Janisch was the first one in the world who discovered the phenomena of parthenogenesis in honey bees. Janisch wrote about it on the following pages [44]22 - [46]24 in his book Praktische Bienenpflege für den Landmann im Königreiche Böheim.

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van den Bosch and V. Stern Annual Review of Cited by: Dybas, H.S. Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Fieldiana: zoology 51(2): 11– DOI: / Reference page.

Find out information about Featherwing beetle. The feather-winged beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Staphylinoidea Explanation of Featherwing beetle.

Featherwing beetle | Article about Featherwing beetle by The Free Dictionary. Parthenogenesis is defined as: "A type of asexual reproduction in which egg develops without fertilization to form a new individual." If parthenogenesis takes place in bees, a.

Humans may think they rule the world, but it’s beetles that really dominate it. In The Book of Beetles, editor Patrice Bouchard goes in-depth about. 2. Material and methods.

Tissue samples were obtained from each of the three-candidate mothers (CM1–3) and the pup. Four moderately to highly polymorphic microsatellite marker loci described elsewhere for S. tiburo (6–35 alleles per locus, observed population heterozygosities from to ; Chapman et al.

) were used to genotype all Cited by: 1. Introduction. Ptiliidae or featherwing beetles, with approximately described species a relatively small family of staphylinoid beetles, contain the smallest species known in the entire order Coleoptera and the smallest non-parasitic s of Cephaloplectus Sharp can reach a length of c.

4 mm, whereas species of the tribe Nanosellini measure only c. mm or Cited by: 2. Beetles range in size from mm to over mm long, and comprise both the largest and very nearly the smallest insects in the world.

There are several different ways of measuring the size of an insect, most people would consider the largest insect to be the bulkiest and in this case the champion insect is the Acteaom Beetle from South. Hi Devan, Your photo is blurry which often makes identifications difficult, but we are relatively certain that this is a Pole Borer, Neandra brunnea, one of the Long Horned Borer Beetles in the family Cerambycidae.

According to BugGuide: “Larvae bore in trees, as well as structural wood (such as poles, crossties) in contact with moist ground. Adults frequently. Obligate parthenogenesis is relatively rare in animals.

Still, in some groups it is quite common and has evolved and persisted multiple times. These groups may provide important clues to help solve the ‘paradox of sex’.

Several species in the Psychidae (Lepidoptera) have obligate parthenogenesis. Dahlica triquetrella is one of those species where multiple Cited by: 7.

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PREFACE. ENGAGED in constant efforts to trace and clear up the history of animal reproduction, as far as this is permitted to human discernment.

Passandridae, the "parasitic flat bark beetles," are a family of beetles notable for being one of the very few beetle families with larvae that are, as far as known, exclusively ectoparasitic on the immature stages of other beetles and Hymenoptera.

Adults are small to moderate sized beetles, mm, with heavily sclerotized bodies that are either dorso-ventrally compressed (genera Class: Insecta.

L O New Feather' Wing Beetles from Termite Nests in the American Tropics (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) Henry S. Dybas Associate Curator, Division of Insects No feather-wing beetles were reported from termite nests untilwhen Silvestri described a new genus, Urotriainus, with two new species and one new variety that he had collected in.

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This appears to be a Bark Gnawing Beetle in the genus Temnoscheila and according to BugGuide: “can inflict a painful bite if handled carelessly.” Despite its name, Bark Gnawing Beetles are not injurious to trees, but rather they are predators.

Of the family Trogossitidae, BugGuide notes: “Many are predatory on other beetles and their larvae.”. Beetles are typically the first insects present on human remains. false. Postmortem interval is the time since death.

true. He wrote a book noting the impact of insects on human remains. The eggs of the insects should be the first thing collected at the scene. false. Parthenogenesis is type of asexual reproduction in which a female gamete or egg cell develops into an individual without fertilization.

Animals including most kinds of wasps, bees, and ants that have no sex chromosomes reproduce by this process. Some reptiles and fish are also. The banded net-wing beetle, Calopteron terminale has brilliant yellow orange elytra (front wings) with purplish black at the tips.

Yellow and black is effective warning coloration. The lycids are typically predatory as larvae and feed as adults on insects or dead plant material. They produce toxic phenols and foul smelling pyrazines that deter predators such.

Although natural parthenogenesis is frequently observed in rotifers, insects, mollusks, crustaceans, and flatworms, this method of reproduction is much less common among vertebrates.

However a few species of fish, amphibians, and reptiles are known to reproduce via parthenogenesis (movie-goers may recall that this happened to the dinosaurs in. By Brian D. Farrell On a warm August 30 in Roslyn, NY in the yeara brave seven-year-old David Rockefeller picked up an inch long brown beetle with fearsome pinching mandibles and plunged it into a jar to bring home.

That specimen ofParandra brunneus would become the first of s beetles in the Rockefeller collection of Coleoptera, today housed in hundreds of .Stag beetles › Male stag beetles use their big, antler-like mandibles (mouthparts) to fight other males for females and territory.

Stag beetles › Wallace’s longhorn beetle. This impressive beetle can be found in the rain forests of southeast Asia. It has a pair of large, long, feathery antennae.DYBAS, H.

S. (), Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae), Fieldiana, Zoology, 51, 11– Google Scholar.