Multiple lineages of hyper-diverse Zopheridae beetles survived the New Zealand Oligocene Drowning

Thomas Buckley, Nathan Lord, Ana Ramon-Laca, Julia Allwood & Richard Leschen
Aim: During the late Oligocene (23 mya) the New Zealand landmass was reduced to approximately 18% of its current area. It has been hypothesized that this event, known as the Oligocene Drowning, caused population bottlenecking and mass extinction. Using phylogenetic methods, we examine the effect of this and other environmental events on the hyper-diverse Zopheridae beetles (162 morpho-species), which largely inhabit leaf litter and dead wood. Location: New Zealand Taxon: Zopheridae, Coleoptera Methods: Here we...
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