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Systematics of the Apteropanorpidae (Insecta: Mecoptera) based on morphological and molecular evidence

Palmer, Christopher; Trueman, John; Yeates, David


Apteropanorpa Carpenter, 1941 is a genus of scorpionflies endemic to Tasmania. The genus comprised two described species before the current study. However, many anecdotal reports suggested that Apteropanorpa was more widespread in Tasmania than had previously been thought, and that more species awaited discovery and description. Intensive field surveys for the Apteropanorpidae were conducted from 2001 to 2003 in a range of altitudes and habitats all over Tasmania. These surveys yielded a large...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Invertebrate Systematics
DOI: 10.1071/IS07014


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