Journal article

A preliminary molecular phylogeny of shield- bearer moths (Lepidoptera: Adeloidea: Heliozelidae) highlights rich undescribed diversity

Liz Milla, Erik J van Nieukerken, Ruben Vijverberg, Camiel Doorenweerd, Stephen A Wilcox, Mike Halsey, David A Young, Theresa M Jones, Axel Kallies, Douglas J Hilton

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2018


Awarded by Hermon Slade Foundation

Awarded by Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - Equity Trustees Charitable Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the support of many people and organisations during this study. For material: Mario Baldessari (San Michele al'Adige, Italy), Charley Eiseman (Northfield, MA, USA), Henk Geertsema (Stellenbosch, South Africa), Toshiya Hirowatari (Fukuoka, Japan), Dave G. Holden (Vancouver, Canada), Marianne Horak, Ted Edwards, Youning Su and Andreas Zwick (ANIC, Canberra, Australia), Michael Hull (Caernarfon, UK), Bongwoo Lee (Pocheon City, S. Korea), Anna Mazurkiewicz (Warszawa, Poland), Marko Mutanen (Oulu, Finland), Kenji Nishida (San Jose, Costa Rica), Arnold Schreurs (Kerkrade, Netherlands), Michael Stiller (Roodeplaat, South Africa), Paolo Triberti (Verona, Italy), David Wagner (Storrs, CT, USA). For lab support: Kevin Beentjes, Frank Stokvis (Leiden, Netherlands), Tom McConville (Melbourne, Australia). For general support, rearing and dissection: Kees van den Berg (Leiden, Netherlands), Terry and Jen Haddon (Nannup, Australia). For computational resources: Melbourne Bioinformatics at the University of Melbourne (UOM0024). For SEM:Qike Wang (Melbourne, Australia). We would like to thank the staff of the following Australian state government departments for their assistance obtaining research permits and for their generous advice and help they have provided in the field: Department of Parks and Wildlife (Western Australia), Parks Victoria (Victoria, Australia), Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (Tasmania, Australia) and Office of Environment and Heritage (NSW, Australia). We acknowledge Charley Eiseman (Northfield, MA, USA), Rudolf Bryner (Biel, Switzerland), and Darren Carman (Australia) for allowing us to use their high quality photographs, which remain copyright to their respective owners. This work was supported by the following grants: Hermon Slade Foundation (HSF15/6), The Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment - Equity Trustees Charitable Foundation (HOLSW2015-1-F067 and HOLSW2016-R1-F009), and Australian Lepidoptera Research Endowment. L. Milla has been supported by an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), provided by the Australian government.