Dirk Ahrens

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA-based taxonomy for associating adults and larvae in multi-species assemblages of chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Munich, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:436-49. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Integrative analysis of DNA phylogeography and morphology of the European rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) to infer species taxonomy and patterns of postglacial colonisation in Europe
    Dirk Ahrens
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:83-94. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Towards the phylogeny of chafers (Sericini): analysis of alignment-variable sequences and the evolution of segment numbers in the antennal club
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Münchhausenstr 21, 81247 Munich, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:783-98. 2008
  4. pmc Inferring speciation modes in a clade of Iberian chafers from rates of morphological evolution in different character systems
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, 81247 Munich, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:234. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The phylogeny of monkey beetles based on mitochondrial and ribosomal RNA genes (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Hopliini)
    Dirk Ahrens
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 60:408-15. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive phylogeny of beetles reveals the evolutionary origins of a superradiation
    Toby Hunt
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 318:1913-6. 2007

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA-based taxonomy for associating adults and larvae in multi-species assemblages of chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Munich, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:436-49. 2007
    ..This indicates the need for a purely sequence-based taxonomic system when associating different life stages via DNA...
  2. doi request reprint Integrative analysis of DNA phylogeography and morphology of the European rose chafer (Cetonia aurata) to infer species taxonomy and patterns of postglacial colonisation in Europe
    Dirk Ahrens
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 69:83-94. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Towards the phylogeny of chafers (Sericini): analysis of alignment-variable sequences and the evolution of segment numbers in the antennal club
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Münchhausenstr 21, 81247 Munich, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:783-98. 2008
    ..The high level of homoplasy in antennal characters may indicate a causal link between the morphological diversity of the antennae and the great species richness of Sericini and related melolonthines...
  4. pmc Inferring speciation modes in a clade of Iberian chafers from rates of morphological evolution in different character systems
    Dirk Ahrens
    Zoologische Staatssammlung München, 81247 Munich, Germany
    BMC Evol Biol 9:234. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The phylogeny of monkey beetles based on mitochondrial and ribosomal RNA genes (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Hopliini)
    Dirk Ahrens
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 60:408-15. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive phylogeny of beetles reveals the evolutionary origins of a superradiation
    Toby Hunt
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK
    Science 318:1913-6. 2007
    ..Instead, the pre-Cretaceous origin of more than 100 present-day lineages suggests that beetle species richness is due to high survival of lineages and sustained diversification in a variety of niches...