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Molecular phylogeny of bark and ambrosia beetles reveals multiple origins of fungus farming during periods of global warming

Bjarte H Jordal1* and Anthony I Cognato2

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1 Natural History Museum, University Museum of Bergen, NO-5020, Bergen, Norway

2 Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, 243 Natural Science Bldg, East Lansing, MI, 48824, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:133  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-133

Published: 1 August 2012

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Figure S1. Partitioned Bremer support values for each of the five gene fragments included. Their relative support was estimated on two tree topologies: the 84-taxa parsimony topology and the Bayesian 7-partitions topology pruned to 84 taxa.

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Table S1. Taxon sampling and their respective accession numbers in GenBank (missing data denoted by ’-’).

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Figure S2. Beast tree topology showing each origin of fungus farming in thick blue branches, and each origin of regular inbreeding marked by a black dot. Below is the Zachos curve of temperature variation during the Cenozoic.

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Table S2. Character states for the taxa sampled, with the absence (0) or presence (1) of fungus farming, gregarious larval feeding and regular inbreeding.

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Table S3. Properties of each partition, estimated from 84 taxa with no missing data.

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Table S4. Xml file generated by Beauti and analyzed in Beast (analysis A).

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Table S5. Xml file generated by Beauti and analyzed in Beast (analysis B).

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