Systematic Entomology

(The TQCC of Systematic Entomology is 11. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Higher‐level phylogeny of longhorn beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) inferred from mitochondrial genomes64
Adding leaves to the Lepidoptera tree: capturing hundreds of nuclear genes from old museum specimens43
DNA barcodes on their own are not enough to describe a species35
Phylogeny, biogeography and diversification of the mining bee family Andrenidae34
An integrated phylogenetic reassessment of the parasitoid superfamily Platygastroidea (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupomorpha) results in a revised familial classification34
Protein‐encoding ultraconserved elements provide a new phylogenomic perspective of Oestroidea flies (Diptera: Calyptratae)32
Dense sampling of taxa and characters improves phylogenetic resolution among deltocephaline leafhoppers (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae)31
Phylogenomic relationships of bioluminescent elateroids define the ‘lampyroid’ clade with clicking Sinopyrophoridae as its earliest member31
The omission of critical data in the pursuit of ‘revolutionary’ methods to accelerate the description of species30
X‐ray microtomography and phylogenomics provide insights into the morphology and evolution of an enigmatic Mesozoic insect larva27
Ultraconserved element phylogenomics and biogeography of the agriculturally important mason bee subgenus Osmia (Osmia)27
Reevaluation of Blapimorpha and Opatrinae: addressing a major phylogeny‐classification gap in darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Blaptinae)26
Towards a new classification of Muscidae (Diptera): a comparison of hypotheses based on multiple molecular phylogenetic approaches24
Reconstructing the nonadaptive radiation of an ancient lineage of ground‐dwelling stick insects (Phasmatodea: Heteropterygidae)24
Phylogenomic species delimitation in the ants of the Temnothorax salvini group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): an integrative approach24
Revising dating estimates and the antiquity of eusociality in termites using the fossilized birth–death process23
Phylogenomics of Ichneumoninae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) reveals pervasive morphological convergence and the shortcomings of previous classifications23
Ultraconserved elements reconstruct the evolution of Chagas disease‐vectoring kissing bugs (Reduviidae: Triatominae)23
Phylogeny and temporal diversification of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) with an emphasis on the Neotropical fauna21
Opening Pandora's box: molecular phylogeny of the stink bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) reveals great incongruences in the current classification20
Phylogenomics of the North American Plecoptera20
Assessing support for Blaberoidea phylogeny suggests optimal locus quality19
Integrative phylogenomics reveals a Permian origin of Adephaga beetles19
Validation of tiger beetles as distinct family (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae), review and reclassification of tribal relationships19
Phylogeny of the tribe Empoascini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Typhlocybinae) based on morphological characteristics, with reclassification of the Empoasca generic group19
Phylogeny, evolution, and classification of the ant genus Lasius, the tribe Lasiini and the subfamily Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)19
Phylogeny, systematics and evolution of calling songs of the Lebinthini crickets (Orthoptera, Grylloidea, Eneopterinae), with description of two new genera18
Museomics of a rare taxon: placing Whalleyanidae in the Lepidoptera Tree of Life18
Massive gene rearrangements of mitochondrial genomes and implications for the phylogeny of Trichoptera (Insecta)18
Reanalysis of the apoid wasp phylogeny with additional taxa and sequence data confirms the placement of Ammoplanidae as sister to bees17
Phylogeny and classification of the leafhopper subfamily Eurymelinae (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) inferred from molecules and morphology17
Diversification of true water bugs revealed by transcriptome‐based phylogenomics16
The limits of Quediini at last (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae): a rove beetle mega‐radiation resolved by comprehensive sampling and anchored phylogenomics16
From modern to classic: Classification of the planthopper family Issidae (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Fulgoroidea) derived from a total‐evidence phylogeny16
Molecular phylogeny of Sterrhinae moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae): towards a global classification16
Morphological phylogeny of Panorpidae (Mecoptera: Panorpoidea)16
Combining molecular datasets with strongly heterogeneous taxon coverage enlightens the peculiar biogeographic history of stoneflies (Insecta: Plecoptera)15
Mitogenomic data elucidate the phylogeny and evolution of life strategies in Dermestidae (Coleoptera)14
The unresolved phylogenomic tree of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera): Assessing the potential causes and consequences14
Phylogenomic analyses clarify the pattern of evolution of Adephaga (Coleoptera) and highlight phylogenetic artefacts due to model misspecification and excessive data trimming14
Larvae of longhorned beetles (Coleoptera; Cerambycidae) have evolved a diverse and phylogenetically conserved array of plant cell wall degrading enzymes14
New World Heterotermes (Isoptera, Rhinotermitidae): molecular phylogeny, biogeography and description of a new species14
Describing biodiversity in the genomics era: A new species of Nearctic Cynipidae gall wasp and its genome13
Phylogeny of true ladybird beetles (Coccinellidae: Coccinellini) reveals pervasive convergent evolution and a rapid Cenozoic radiation13
Molecular phylogeny and revised classification of the New World subfamily Cryphocricinae, including the reinstatement of Ambrysinae (Insecta: Heteroptera: Nepomorpha: Naucoridae)12
Integrative taxonomy solves taxonomic impasses: a case study from Epyrinae (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae)12
Higher classification of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) inferred from molecular phylogeny and their endosymbionts12
Permian parallelisms: Reanalysis of †Tshekardocoleidae sheds light on the earliest evolution of the Coleoptera12
A cladistic insight into the higher level classification of Baetidae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera)12
Species delimitation and invasion history of the balsam woolly adelgid, Adelges (Dreyfusia) piceae (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea: Adelgidae), species complex11
Integrative taxonomy clarifies species limits in the hitherto monotypic passion‐vine butterfly genera Agraulis and Dryas (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae)11
Phylogeny, biogeography and classification of Teletisoptera (Blattaria: Isoptera)11
Phylogenomics of the lepidopteran endoparasitoid wasp subfamily Rogadinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and related subfamilies11
Phylogenomic reconstruction reveals new insights into the evolution and biogeography of Atta leaf‐cutting ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)11
Phylogeny of the stink bug tribe Chlorocorini (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) based on DNA and morphological data: the evolution of key phenotypic traits11
Multigene phylogeny of blister beetles (Coleoptera, Meloidae) reveals extensive polyphyly of the tribe Lyttini and allows redefining its boundaries11
Mitochondrial genomes within bark lice (Insecta: Psocodea: Psocomorpha) reveal novel gene rearrangements containing phylogenetic signal11