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The phylogeny of Holometabola

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Project title: 
The phylogeny of Holometabola
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Object of research: 
Hexapods

Description

The Holometabola are the insects with complete metamorphosis (larva, pupa, adult) and comprise > 60% of the described animal species. The project aims at solving the open questions in the phylogeny of the group, in order to get a better understanding of their unique life style.

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Head of Hymenoptera Section
Curator
Deputy Head of Department Arthropoda
Editor-in-chief Bonn zoological Bulletin
+49 228 9122-290
+49 228 9122-212
r.peters [at] leibniz-zfmk.de