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Molecular phylogenetic analysis of subfamilial placement of Haplotropis Saussure, 1888 (Orthoptera: Pamphagidae) based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA markers

Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Pr. Lavrentjeva, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia.
Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Pr. Lavrentjeva, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia
Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Frunze Str. 11, Novosibirsk 630091 Russia. Novosibirsk State University, Pirogov Str., 2, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia.
Orthoptera grasshoppers COI COII ITS2


The genus Haplotropis Sauss. is a relatively small genus in the family Pamphagidae (Orthoptera: Caelifera). Historically, there has been a discussion on the placement of this genus, whether it belongs in the subfamily Pamphaginae or in the subfamily Thrinchinae. Here we present a phylogenetic analysis of nucleotide sequences of two mitochondrial genes (COI, COII) and the ITS2 rRNA nuclear region of multiple species of the family Pamphagidae and related taxa. Our results clearly support the placement of the genus Haplotropis, and other species of the tribe Haplotropidini, in the subfamily Thrinchinae.



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