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Phylogeny and evolution of life-history strategies in the Sycophaginae non-pollinating fig wasps (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea)

Astrid Cruaud1*, Roula Jabbour-Zahab1, Gwenaëlle Genson1, Finn Kjellberg2, Noppol Kobmoo2, Simon van Noort3, Yang Da-Rong4, Peng Yan-Qiong4, Rosichon Ubaidillah5, Paul E Hanson6, Otilene Santos-Mattos7, Fernando HA Farache8, Rodrigo AS Pereira8, Carole Kerdelhué1 and Jean-Yves Rasplus1

Author Affiliations

1 INRA-UMR Centre de Biologie et de Gestion des Populations, CBGP, (INRA/IRD/CIRAD/Montpellier SupAgro), Campus international de Baillarguet, CS 30016, 34988 Montferrier-sur Lez, France

2 CNRS-UMR Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CEFE, 1919 route de Mende, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France

3 Natural History Division, South African Museum, Iziko Museums of Cape Town, PO Box 61, Cape Town 8000, South Africa

4 Key Laboratory of Tropical Forest Ecology, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 88 Xuefu Road, 650223 Kunming, Yunnan, China

5 Entomology Laboratory, Zoology Division (Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense). Center Research for Biology, LIPI, Gedung Widyasatwaloka Jl. Raya Jakarta-Bogor, Km 46, Cobinong 16911, Bogor, Indonesia

6 Escuela de Biología. Universidad de Costa Rica. A.P. 2060 San Pedro de Montes de Oca. San José, Costa Rica

7 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisa da Amazônia, av Andre Araujo 2936, 69060-001, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

8 Depto de Biologia/FFCLRP-USP, Av. Bandeirantes, 3900, 14040-901 - Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:178  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-178

Published: 22 June 2011

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Table S1. List of Sycophaginae and outgroup species included in this study. Voucher numbers, taxonomic information, host Ficus species, locality data and GenBank accession numbers for each sequenced fragment. More information is available from the authors upon request.

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