Molecular Data Shine Light on Dark Taxa of Megaselia Flies

In a new study published in Insect Systematics and Diversity, researchers use DNA barcoding to reveal that the phorid fly species Megaselia sulphurizona is in fact a complex comprising at least 16 species. Shown here are M. sulphurizona specimens collected at the Area de Conservación Guanacaste UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site in Costa Rica. (Image by Brian Brown, Ph.D.)

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In a new study published in Insect Systematics and Diversity, researchers use DNA barcoding to…

Source: Entomology Today

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