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How common is ecological speciation in plant-feeding insects? A 'Higher' Nematinae perspective

Tommi Nyman1*, Veli Vikberg2, David R Smith3 and Jean-Luc Boevé4

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, P.O. Box 111, FI-80101 Joensuu, Finland

2 Liinalammintie 11 as. 6, FI-14200 Turenki, Finland

3 Systematic Entomology Laboratory, PSI, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, c/o National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P.O. Box 37012, MRC 168, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA

4 Department of Entomology, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:266  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-266

Published: 1 September 2010

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Additional file 1:

Collection data for exemplar specimens, and taxonomic and ecological background information. Excel file containing collection data for the specimens used in the study, as well as species numbers, geographical distributions, larval lifestyles, and collective host ranges of genera, subgenera, and species groups within the Higher Nematinae.

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Additional file 2:

Sequence data used in phylogeny reconstruction and resultant phylogenetic trees. NEXUS file containing the data matrix and trees obtained from the Bayesian phylogenetic analyses in MrBayes and BEAST, and the maximum-likelihood tree from the analysis using RAxML.

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Additional file 3:

Data file and run parameters for BEAST. XML file used for the phylogenetic analysis in BEAST.

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