PlenitentoriaRalph W. Holzenthal, Aysha Prather, and Karl Kjer
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IntroductionRoss (1967) divided the Integripalpia into a Limnephiloid branch and a Leptoceroid branch, and Weaver (1984) named these branches Plenitentoria and Brevitentoria, respectively.
Discussion of Phylogenetic RelationshipsThe Plenitentoria have been supported by both morphological (Weaver 1984; Frania and Wiggins, 1997) and molecular data (Kjer et al. 2001, 2002; Holzenthal et al., 2007), although the molecular analyses include the Kokiriidae. Partitioned analyses of nuclear rRNA, Elongation Factor 1 alpha, and mitochodrial COI amino acids all independently support Plenitentoria (Kjer et al. 2001).
Frania, H.E. & Wiggins, G.B. (1997) Analysis of morphological and behavioural evidence for the phylogeny and higher classification of Trichoptera (Insecta). Life Sciences Contributions, Royal Ontario Museum, 160, 1–67.
Holzenthal, R.W., Blahnik, R.J., Kjer, K.M. & Prather, A.P. (2007) An update on the phylogeny of caddisflies (Trichoptera).In: Bueno-Soria, J., Barba-Alvarez, R. & Armitage, B. (Eds.) Proceedings of the XIIth International Symposium on Trichoptera. The Caddis Press, Columbus, Ohio, pp. 143–153.
Kjer, K.M., Blahnik, R.J. & Holzenthal, R.W. (2001) Phylogeny of Trichoptera (caddisflies): characterization of signal and noise within multiple datasets. Systematic Biology, 50, 781–816.
Kjer, K.M., Blahnik, R.J. & Holzenthal, R.W. (2002) Phylogeny of caddisflies (Insecta, Trichoptera). Zoologica Scripta,31, 83–91.
Ross, H.H. (1967) The evolution and past dispersal of the Trichoptera. Annual Review of Entomology, 12, 169–206.
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Ralph W. Holzenthal
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
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