Phylogeny of the Family Staphylinidae Based on Molecular Data: A Review

  • Vladimir I. GusarovEmail author


Molecular phylogeny of staphylinid beetles as published in 36 papers is reviewed. For every paper, the markers used, the size of the analyzed dataset, and the taxonomic focus are listed. Availability of sequence and genomic data for the entire family and all subfamilies is summarized. The current knowledge of staphylinid phylogeny is presented in a supertree. Phylogenetic relationships between the Staphylinidae and other staphylinoid families, among and within staphylinid subfamilies, are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Natural History MuseumUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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