Table 2

Character matrix based on internal female reproductive structures

0

1

Species

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9


Allosepsis indica

1

0

6

1

-

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

Archisepsis scabra

0

0

4

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

4

Australosepsis niveipennis

0

1

4

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

1

1

Decachaetophora aeneipes

0

4

4

2

4

-

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

7

Dicranosepsis crinita

0

0

3

1

-

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

5

Dicranosepsis distincta

0

0

4

1

-

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

5

Dicranosepsis emiliae

0

0

4

1

-

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

5

Dicranosepsis hamata

0

0

4

1

-

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

5

Lasionemopoda hirsuta

0

0

4

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

0

1

0

1

Meroplius fukuharai

0

0

5

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

2

1

0

1

1

5

Meroplius minutus

0

0

5

1

-

0

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

5

Mircosepsis armillata

0

0

4

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

4

Nemopoda nitidula

0

0

4

2

7

-

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

8

Ortalischema albitarse

0

2

0

2

5

-

0

0

-

-

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

Orygma luctuosum

0

0

-

-

-

-

0

0

-

-

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

Paleosepsis spec.

0

0

4

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

1

1

4

Parapalaeosepsis plebeia

0

1

3

1

-

0

0

1

0

2

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

4

Paratoxopoda amonanae

0

0

4

1

-

0

0

1

1

2

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

8

Perochaeta dikowi

0

0

3

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

0

1

0

6

Platytoxopoda spec.

0

3

-

1

-

0

1

1

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

1

0

Saltella sphondylii

0

0

4

2

3

-

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

Sepsis cynipsea

0

0

5

1

-

4

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

Sepsis dissimilis

0

0

3

1

-

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

3

Sepsis duplicata

0

0

3

1

-

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

3

Sepsis flavimana

0

0

4

1

-

6

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

3

Sepsis fulgens

0

0

2

1

-

4

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Sepsis monostigma

0

0

4

1

-

2

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Sepsis neocynipsea

0

0

5

1

-

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

Sepsis orthocnemis

0

0

3

1

-

4

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Sepsis punctum

0

0

4

1

-

5

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

1

1

1

Sepsis secunda

0

0

3

1

-

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

3

Sepsis thoracica

0

0

5

1

-

3

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

1

1

Susanomira caucasica

0

0

6

2

8

-

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

1

2

Themira annulipes

0

0

2

2

6

-

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

Themira biloba

0

1

2

2

4

-

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Themira flavicoxa

0

0

2

2

0

-

0

1

0

2

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

Themira lucida

0

0

1

2

0

-

0

1

0

2

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

0

1

Themira minor

0

0

1

2

1

-

0

1

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

1

Themira putris

0

0

3

2

2

-

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

Themira superba

0

0

2

2

0

-

0

1

0

2

0

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

Toxopoda spec.

0

3

-

1

-

0

1

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

0

1

1

1

0

Willistoniella pleuropunctata

0

0

-

0

-

0

0

0

-

-

0

0

0

0

1

0

-

-

-


Nineteen morphological characters scored across 41 sepsid species and the outgroup. Characters for: Ventral receptacle = 1-7; Dorsal sclerotization = 8-11; Spermathecae and spermathecal ducts = 12-16; Sternite VIII = 17; Ovipositor = 18 & 19.

Puniamoorthy et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:275   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-275

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