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Whole-genome sequencing and analysis of two azaleas, Rhododendron ripense and Rhododendron kiyosumense.

DNA Res 2021 Jul 20. Epub 2021 Jul 20.

Kazusa DNA Research Institute, 2-6-7 Kazusa-Kamatari, Kisarazu, Chiba, 292-0818, Japan.

To enhance the genomics and genetics of azalea, the whole-genome sequences of two species of Rhododendron were determined and analyzed in this study: Rhododendron ripense, the cytoplasmic donor and ancestral species of large-flowered and evergreen azalea cultivars; and Rhododendron kiyosumense, a native of Chiba prefecture (Japan) seldomly bred and cultivated. A chromosome-level genome sequence assembly of R. ripense was constructed by single-molecule real-time (SMRT) sequencing and genetic mapping, while the genome sequence of R. Read More

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Comparison of Whole Genome Sequencing versus Standard Molecular Diagnostics for Species Identification in the Leishmania Viannia Subgenus.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 Jul 16. Epub 2021 Jul 16.

Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The prognosis and treatment of New World tegumentary leishmaniasis is dependent on the infecting species, yet such species identification in the Leishmania Viannia subgenus poses a diagnostic challenge. Currently, speciation relies on standard molecular techniques such as restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis, and Sanger sequencing (SS). Whole-genome sequencing (WGS) is a robust and increasingly cost-efficient tool that may improve Leishmania species identification. Read More

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Phylogeny and evolution of mycophagy in the Zygothrica genus group (Diptera: Drosophilidae).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021 Jul 10;163:107257. Epub 2021 Jul 10.

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0810, Japan. Electronic address:

Despite numerous phylogenetic studies on the family Drosophilidae, relationships among some important lineages are still poorly resolved. An example is the equivocal position of the Zygothrica genus group that is mostly comprised of the mycophagous genera Hirtodrosophila, Mycodrosophila, Paramycodrosophila, and Zygothrica. To fill this gap, we conducted a phylogenetic analysis by assembling a dataset of 24 genes from 92 species, including 42 species of the Zygothrica genus group mainly from the Palearctic and Oriental regions. Read More

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sp. nov. (Chlorodendrophyceae), a Euryhaline Microalga Found in Supralittoral Tide Pools at Jeju Island, Korea.

Plants (Basel) 2021 Jun 24;10(7). Epub 2021 Jun 24.

Environment and Resource Convergence Center, Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Suwon 16229, Korea.

We found the euryhaline microalga, sp. nov., which was adapted to supralittoral tide pools with salinities varying from 0. Read More

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Systematics, distribution and morphology of the newt parasitic water mites of the subgenus Lurchibates Goldschmidt amp; Fu, 2011 (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae, Hygrobates Koch, 1837), including the description of four new species and a key to all so far known species.

Zootaxa 2021 Jun 11;4985(1):136. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Science Research Center, Hosei University. Fujimi 2-17-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8160, Japan..

Four new water mite species of the genus Hygrobates, subgenus Lurchibates (Acari, Hydrachnidia, Hygrobatidae) are described. Hygrobates (Lurchibates) macrochela sp. nov. Read More

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Characterization of transcriptomic response in ovules derived from inter-subgeneric hybridization in Prunus (Rosaceae) species.

Plant Reprod 2021 Jun 24. Epub 2021 Jun 24.

Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University, Kyoto, 619-0244, Japan.

Key Message: Characterization of hybrid seed failure in Prunus provides insight into conserved or lineage-specific hybrid incompatibility mechanisms in plant species. Postzygotic hybrid incompatibility resulting from a cross between different species involves complex mechanisms occurring at various developmental stages. Embryo arrest, followed by seed abortion, is the first stage of such incompatibility reactions and inhibits hybrid seed development. Read More

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First description of freshwater mite Unionicola sauerensis sp. nov. infesting thick-shelled river mussel Unio crassus.

Dis Aquat Organ 2021 Jun 17;145:63-77. Epub 2021 Jun 17.

Clinical Division of Fish Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, 1210 Vienna, Austria.

A sample of 30 thick-shelled river mussels Unio crassus Philipsson (Unionida: Unionidae) was collected from the River Sauer in Luxembourg to acquire data on parasitic infestations of the mussels. Among other parasites, different development stages of freshwater mites were collected from the gills and the mantle of the mussels and were documented with bright-field, stereo, and confocal laser scanning microscopy and microscopic X-ray computed tomography. The retrieved data allowed a morphological description of larvae and female adults of the mites and assigning them to the genus Unionicola Haldeman (Trombidiformes: Unionicolidae) and the subgenus Pentatax Thor. Read More

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Multilocus phylogenies reveal three new truffle-like taxa and the traces of interspecific hybridization in Octaviania (Boletaceae, Boletales).

IMA Fungus 2021 Jun 11;12(1):14. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 32611-0680, USA.

Among many convergently evolved sequestrate fungal genera in Boletaceae (Boletales, Basidiomycota), the genus Octaviania is the most diverse. We recently collected many specimens of Octaviania subg. Octaviania, including several undescribed taxa, from Japan and the Americas. Read More

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The complete chloroplast genome sequence of (Passifloraceae), a vine endemic to Yunnan, China.

Mitochondrial DNA B Resour 2021 May 27;6(6):1763-1764. Epub 2021 May 27.

Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan, China.

, subgenus , is a very rare endemic to the Yunnan, China. Here we report and characterize the complete chloroplast (cp) genome sequence of to provide genomic resources useful for promoting its conservation and systematics. The complete genome is 135,742 bp in length and the overall GC content is 37. Read More

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Seasonal Variations of Rosmarinic Acid and Its Glucoside and Expression of Genes Related to Their Biosynthesis in Two Medicinal and Aromatic Species of subg. .

Biology (Basel) 2021 May 22;10(6). Epub 2021 May 22.

Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology, Wroclaw Medical University, Borowska 211, 50-556 Wroclaw, Poland.

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Reproductive Isolation Between Taxonomically Controversial Forms of the Gray Voles (, Rodentia; Arvicolinae): Cytological Mechanisms and Taxonomical Implications.

Front Genet 2021 10;12:653837. Epub 2021 May 10.

Laboratory of Recombination and Segregation Analysis, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia.

The formation of hybrid sterility is an important stage of speciation. The voles of the genus , which is the most speciose genus of rodents, provide a good model for studying the cytological mechanisms of hybrid sterility. The voles of the "" group of the subgenus (2 = 54) comprising several recently diverged forms with unclear taxonomic status are especially interesting. Read More

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Phylogeographic analysis of shrubby beardtongues reveals range expansions during the Last Glacial Maximum and implicates the Klamath Mountains as a hotspot for hybridization.

Mol Ecol 2021 May 20. Epub 2021 May 20.

Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

Quaternary glacial cycles often altered species' geographic distributions, which in turn altered the geographic structure of species' genetic diversity. In many cases, glacial expansion forced species in temperate climates to contract their ranges and reside in small pockets of suitable habitat (refugia), where they were likely to interact closely with other species, setting the stage for potential gene exchange. These introgression events, in turn, would have degraded species boundaries, making the inference of phylogenetic relationships challenging. Read More

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Culex (Culex) longitubus, A New Species of the Mimeticus Subgroup (Diptera: Culicidae) From Bhutan.

J Med Entomol 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD,UK.

Culex longitubus Somboon, Namgay & Harbach is described as a new species of the Mimeticus Subgroup of the subgenus Culex. The larva is most similar to the larva of Cx. tianpingensis Chen from China, but is distinguished by the length of the siphon and the anal papillae, the form of the comb scales and pecten spines, and the development of setae 7-P, 13-T, 1-X, and 4-X. Read More

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Integrative taxonomy uncovers a new Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) biting midge species from Thailand.

Acta Trop 2021 Aug 2;220:105941. Epub 2021 May 2.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Mahasarakham University, Kantharawichai District, Maha Sarakham 44150, Thailand.

Fully understanding biodiversity often requires an integrated approach especially for small insects because species diagnostic morphological characters are limited. In this study, morphological characters and DNA barcodes were used to examine previously recognized genetically divergent lineages detected in the biting midge, Culicoides arakawae (Arakawa), from Thailand. Morphological examinations revealed that specimens belonging to one lineage are morphologically different from C. Read More

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Comparative plastomic analysis and insights into the phylogeny of (Lamiaceae).

Plant Divers 2021 Feb 25;43(1):15-26. Epub 2020 Jul 25.

Germplasm Bank of Wild Species, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, Yunnan, 650201, China.

is the largest genus of Lamiaceae, with almost 1000 species, and has been divided into 11 subgenera. subg. , native to East Asia, is particularly important because of its potential medicinal value. Read More

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February 2021

Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and character evolution of the montane genus Juss. (Bignoniaceae).

Plant Divers 2021 Feb 22;43(1):1-14. Epub 2020 Sep 22.

CAS Key Laboratory for Plant Diversity and Biogeography of East Asia, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650201, China.

The complex orogeny of the Himalaya and the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP) fosters habitat fragmentation that drives morphological differentiation of mountain plant species. Consequently, determining phylogenetic relationships between plant subgenera using morphological characters is unreliable. Therefore, we used both molecular phylogeny and historical biogeographic analysis to infer the ancestral states of several vegetative and reproductive characters of the montane genus . Read More

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February 2021

Dynamic transcriptome analysis identifies genes related to fatty acid biosynthesis in the seeds of Prunus pedunculata Pall.

BMC Plant Biol 2021 Mar 24;21(1):152. Epub 2021 Mar 24.

Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, Hohhot, 010018, China.

Background: Prunus pedunculata Pall, the deciduous shrub of Amygdalus subgenus in Rosaceae, is a new kind of desert oil-bearing tree. It has a long story of being planted in the West and North of China for sand fixation and desert control. In addition, the seeds of P. Read More

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Into the Chamber of Horrors: A proposal for the resolution of nomenclatural chaos in the Scaphiophryne calcarata complex (Anura: Microhylidae), with a new species-level phylogenetic hypothesis for Scaphiophryninae.

Zootaxa 2021 Mar 2;4938(4):zootaxa.4938.4.2. Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstrasse 10, 78464 Konstanz, Germany.

The genus Scaphiophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) contains at least nine species that, together with their probable sister genus Paradoxophyla, form the Madagascar-endemic subfamily Scaphiophryninae. Scaphiophryne are robust burrowing frogs with explosive breeding behavior and are characterized by a unique larval morphology, being intermediate between that of filter-feeding and generalized tadpole types. Based on tadpole morphology, the nominal subgenus Scaphiophryne can be distinguished from the subgenus Pseudohemisus, a clade occurring in arid biomes with a largely unsolved taxonomy and nomenclature. Read More

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New Latrunculiidae (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the Agulhas ecoregion of temperate southern Africa.

Zootaxa 2020 Dec 22;4896(3):zootaxa.4896.3.4. Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries: Oceans and Coasts Research, Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa. Department of Biodiversity and Conservation, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535, South Africa. Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch, 7701, Cape Town, South Africa..

Sixteen species of Latrunculiidae Topsent, 1922, belonging to the genera Latrunculia du Bocage, 1869, Strongylodesma Lévi, 1969, Cyclacanthia Samaai Kelly, 2004, Samaai Kelly, 2002, are currently known from the temperate waters of South Africa. Extensive new sponge collections from the Amathole region of South Africa revealed the existence of three new species of Tsitsikamma, T. amatholensis sp. Read More

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December 2020

Molecular phylogeny, historical biogeography and revised classification of andrenine bees (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021 Mar 16:107151. Epub 2021 Mar 16.

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C6, Canada. Electronic address:

The mining bee subfamily Andreninae (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) is a widely distributed and diverse group of ground-nesting solitary bees, including numerous species known to be important pollinators. Most of the species diversity of Andreninae is concentrated in the mainly Holarctic genus Andrena, comprising ca. 1550 described species. Read More

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The phylogeny, phylogeography, and diversification history of the westernmost Asian cobra (Serpentes: Elapidae: ) in the Trans-Caspian region.

Ecol Evol 2021 Mar 22;11(5):2024-2039. Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Department of Environmental Science Faculty of Natural Resources University of Tehran Karaj Iran.

We conducted a comprehensive analysis of the phylogenetic, phylogeographic, and demographic relationships of Caspian cobra ( Eichwald, 1831) populations based on a concatenated dataset of two mtDNA genes (cyt and ND4) across the species' range in Iran, Afghanistan, and Turkmenistan, along with other members of Asian cobras ( subgenus Laurenti, 1768). Our results robustly supported that the Asiatic are monophyletic, as previously suggested by other studies. Furthermore, . Read More

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Genetic diversity of Oxytropis section Xerobia (Fabaceae) in one of the centres of speciation.

Genetica 2021 Apr 12;149(2):89-101. Epub 2021 Mar 12.

Central Siberian Botanical Garden, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science, Novosibirsk, Russia.

The genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of Oxytropis caespitosa, O. grandiflora, O. eriocarpa, O. Read More

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Premating barriers in young sympatric snail species.

Sci Rep 2021 Mar 11;11(1):5720. Epub 2021 Mar 11.

Department of Invertebrate Zoology, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia.

Sympatric coexistence of recently diverged species raises the question of barriers restricting the gene flow between them. Reproductive isolation may be implemented at several levels, and the weakening of some, e.g. Read More

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Natural Products from the Marine Sponge Subgenus .

Molecules 2021 Feb 19;26(4). Epub 2021 Feb 19.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China.

Marine sponges are one of the prolific producers of bioactive natural products with therapeutic potential. As an important subgenus of , sponges are mainly distributed in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic area, and had been chemically investigated for over four decades. By an extensive literature search, this review first makes a comprehensive summary of all natural products from sponges and their endozoic microbes, as well as biological properties. Read More

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February 2021

Comparative genomics highlights the importance of drug efflux transporters during evolution of mycoparasitism in subgenus (Fungi, Ascomycota, Hypocreales).

Evol Appl 2021 Feb 28;14(2):476-497. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Department of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Uppsala Sweden.

Various strains of the mycoparasitic fungal species are used commercially as biological control agents for the control of fungal plant diseases in agricultural crop production. Further improvements of the use and efficacy of in biocontrol require a mechanistic understanding of the factors that determines the outcome of the interaction between and plant pathogenic fungi. Here, we determined the genome sequences of 11 strains, representing five species in subgenus , and performed a comparative genomic analysis with the aim to identify gene families evolving under selection for gene gains or losses. Read More

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February 2021

Analysis of genetic relationships of genotypes of the genus Rosa L. from the collection of Nikita Botanical Gardens using ISSR and IRAP DNA markers.

Vavilovskii Zhurnal Genet Selektsii 2020 Aug;24(5):474-480

Order of the Red Banner of Labour Nikita Botanical Gardens - National Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Yalta, Republic of the Crimea, Russia.

In connection with the development of breeding and the creation of new plant varieties, the problem of their genotyping and identification is becoming increasingly important, therefore the use of molecular methods to identify genetic originality and assess plant genetic diversity appears to be relevant. As part of the work performed, informative ISSR and IRAP DNA markers promising for the study of genetic diversity of the Rosa L. genus were sought and applied to analysis of genetic relationships among 26 accessions of the genus Rosa L. Read More

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[Molecular markers in the genetic diversity studies of representatives of the genus Rubus L. and prospects of their application in breeding].

Vavilovskii Zhurnal Genet Selektsii 2020 Feb;24(1):20-30

Federal Research Center the N.I. Vavilov All-Russian Institute of Plant Genetic Resources (VIR), St. Petersburg, Russia.

According to estimates of various taxonomists, the genus Rubus L. (Rosaceae Juss.) consists of 12-16 subgenera comprising ~750 species. Read More

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February 2020

Nuclear (18S-28S rRNA) and mitochondrial genome markers of Carios (Carios) vespertilionis (Argasidae) support Carios Latreille, 1796 as a lineage embedded in the Ornithodorinae: re-classification of the Carios sensu Klompen and Oliver (1993) clade into its respective subgenera.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2021 07 20;12(4):101688. Epub 2021 Feb 20.

Department of Parasitology, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia. Electronic address:

Argasid systematics remains controversial with widespread adherence to the Hoogstraal (1985) classification scheme, even though it does not reflect evolutionary relationships and results in paraphyly for the main genera of soft ticks (Argasidae), namely Argas and Ornithodoros. The alternative classification scheme, proposed by Klompen and Oliver (1993), has problems of its own: most notably paraphyly of the subgenus Pavlovskyella and the controversial grouping together of the subgenera Alectorobius, Antricola, Carios, Chiropterargas, Nothoaspis, Parantricola, Reticulinasus and Subparmatus into the genus Carios. Recent phylogenetic analyses of 18S/28S rRNA sequences and mitochondrial genomes agree with the scheme of Klompen and Oliver (1993), with regard to the paraphyly of Pavlovskyella, placement of Alveonasus, Ogadenus, Proknekalia and Secretargas in the Argasinae and placement of Carios and Chiropterargas in the Ornithodorinae (Mans et al. Read More

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Molecular Phylogeny of the Subgenus Reveals Genetic Signature of Post-Glacial Colonization of (Rodentia: Muridae) in the Zagros Mountains from Different Refugia.

Zoolog Sci 2021 Feb;38(1):72-81

University of Gothenburg, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Systematics and Biodiversity, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden.

Eastern broad-toothed field mouse, , is a rocky habitat dwelling rodent distributed in Asia Minor, the Levant, the Caucasus, and the Zagros Mountains. In this study, we investigated the phylogenetic relationship between different populations of throughout its range, based on the mitochondrial marker. Phylogenetic analyses revealed the existence of five separately evolving lineages within , of which two previously unrecognized lineages were identified in the Zagros Mountains and the Levant. Read More

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February 2021

Culex bhutanensis, a new species of the Mimeticus Subgroup of the nominotypical subgenus of the genus Culex Linnaeus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Bhutan.

Acta Trop 2021 May 19;217:105868. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK.

Culex bhutanensis Somboon, Namgay & Harbach is described as a new species of the Mimeticus Subgroup of the subgenus Culex Linnaeus. Based on morphological distinctions and phylogenetic analysis of COI sequences, the new species is a member of the Mimulus Complex. The adults have wing markings similar to those of Cx. Read More

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