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TELLO F., VERDÚ J. R., ROSSINI M., & ZUNINO M. 2021. Onthophagus pilauco sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): evidence of beetle extinction in the Pleistocene–Holocene transition in Chilean Northern Patagonia. ZooKeys, 1043: 133–145.

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CHAMORRO W., LOPERA-TORO A., & ROSSINI M. 2021. A new species and distribution records of Dichotomius Hope, 1838 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) in Colombia. Zootaxa, 4942(2): 193–206.

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ROSSINI M. 2021. Additional mislabeling in African Onthophagus Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): the case of Onthophagus viviensis and Onthophagus laevatus. Zootaxa, 5032(2), 262–274.

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TELLO F., ROSSINI M., PINO M., & VERDÚ J. R. 2021. Nuevos registros fósiles de Onthophagus pilauco Tello, Verdú, Rossini y Zunino, 2021 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae), revelan un patrón morfológico único entre los Onthophagus americanos. Revista chilena de entomología, 47(4): 935–949.

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TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2022. Resolving ubiquitous model congruence in phylogenetics and its application for studying macroevolution. (available at Biorxiv).

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ROSSINI M., GREBENNIKOV V., MERRIEN T., MIRALDO A., VILJANEN H. & TARASOV S. 2022. Paleogene forest fragmentation and out-of-Africa dispersal explain radiation of the Paleotropical dung beetle tribe Epactoidini trib. nov. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae). Systematic Entomology 47: 655-667

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GIRÓN J.C., TARASOV S., GONZÁLEZ MONTAÑA L.A., MATENTZOGLU N., SMITH A.D., KOCH M., BOUDINOT B.E., BOUCHARD P., BURKS R., VOGT L., YODER M., OSUMI-SUTHERLAND D., FRIEDRICH F., BEUTEL R., MIKÓ I. 2022. Formalizing Insect Morphological Data: A Model-Based, Extensible Insect Anatomy Ontology and Its Potential Applications in Biodiversity Research and Informatics. Preprints.

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MIKÓ I., MASNER L., ULMER J., RAYMOND M., HOBBIE J., TARASOV S., MARGARÍA C., SELTMANN K., TALAMAS E. 2021.  A semantically enriched taxonomic revision of Gryonoides Dodd, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae), with a review of the hosts of Teleasinae. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 87: 523-573.

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ROSSINI M., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., MONTREUIL O., PORCH N., & TARASOV S. 2021. Extinct before discovered? Epactoides giganteus sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae), the first native dung beetle to Réunion island. ZooKeys 1061: 75-86.

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TARASOV S. 2021. New phylogenetic Markov models for inapplicable morphological characters. (submitted and available at Biorxiv).

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ROSSINI M., MONTREUIL O., GREBENNIKOV V., & TARASOV S. 2021. Genome sequencing reveals extraordinary cephalic horns in the Madagascan dung beetle genus Helictopleurus (Coleoptera, Scarabaeinae): insight from a revision of fungicola species group. ZooKeys, 1033, 63.

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarabaeidae Latreille, 1802 In: The Red book of Kaluga province. Zolotaya Alleya. pp. 294-301. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2020. Causal modeling refutes Hockett's hypothesis that bite configuration affects human sound evolution. Biorxiv,  (published as eLetter in Science, click here)

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M.  2021. ontoFAST: An R package for interactive and semi-automatic annotation of characters with biological ontologies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution .  GitHub: 

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. Exploring and Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies using Ontology-Informed Approaches. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3: e37038

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. PARAMO: A Pipeline for Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies Using Ontologies and Stochastic Mapping. Insect Systematics and Biodiversity, 3 (6).

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TARASOV S. 2019. The invariant nature of a morphological character and character state: insights from gene regulatory networks. Systematic Biology, syz050

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LACKNER T., TARASOV S. 2019. Female genitalia are moderately informative for phylogenetic inference and not concerted with male genitalia in Saprininae beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12346

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TARASOV S. 2019. Integration of anatomy ontologies and evo-devo using structured Markov models suggests a new framework for modeling discrete phenotypic traits. Systematic Biology, syz005https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syz005

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BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2019. Incorporating older literature into genomic studies: a response to Zunino & Halffter. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.01.010

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TARASOV S. 2018. Two new synonyms in the dung beetle genus Parachorius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 4462 (1): 139–140.

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TARASOV S. 2017. A cybertaxonomic revision of the new dung beetle tribe Parachoriini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and its phylogenetic assessment using molecular and morphological data. Zootaxa, 4329 (2): 101–149. (click here to access the interactive key)

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TARASOV S., DIMITROV D. 2016. Multigene Phylogenetic Analysis redefines Dung Beetle Relationships and Classification (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:257. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0822-x

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BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2016. Phylogenetics and biogeography of the dung beetle genus Onthophagus inferred from mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 105 (2016): 86-95.

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TARASOV S., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., KRELL F., DIMITROV D. 2016. A Review and Phylogeny of Scarabaeine Dung Beetle Fossils (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with Description of Two Canthochilum Species from the Dominican Amber. PeerJ 4:e1988 

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TARASOV S., GENIER F. 2015. Innovative Bayesian and Parsimony Phylogeny of Dung Beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) Enhanced by Ontology-Based Partitioning of Morphological Characters. PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0116671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116671.

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TARASOV S. 2013. What one change would most improve work-life balance for scientists? Science, 342 (6154), online version (Letters: NextGen voices), 

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SOLODOVNIKOV A., YUE Y., TARASOV S., AND REN D. 2013. Extinct and extant rove beetles meet in the matrix: Early Cretaceous fossils shed light on the evolution of a hyperdiverse insect lineage (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Cladistics, 29, 360-403.

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TAGLIAFERRI F., MORETTO PH., AND TARASOV S. 2012. Essay on the systematics and phylogeny of the Afrotropical Onthophagus Latreille, 1802, belonging to d’Orbigny’s seventh group. Description of a new subgenus and three new species (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Onthophagini). Catharsius La Revue, 6, 1-31 (in French)

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TARASOV S., KEITH D. 2011. Parachorius semsanganus sp. n. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) from Laos and its significance in the phylogeny of Oriental Deltochilini. Zookeys, 11, 51-57.

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TARASOV S., SOLODOVNIKOV A. 2011. Phylogenetic analyses reveal reliable morphological markers to classify mega-diversity in Onthophagini dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Cladistics, 27, 1–39

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TARASOV S. 2010. Seven new synonyms within the genus Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 2566, 45–48

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TARASOV S. KRIKKEN J. AND HUIJBREGTS J. 2010. The Indochinese members of Onthophagus (Parascatonomus) aurifex species group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 2490, 63–68

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TARASOV S. AND KABAKOV O.N. 2010. Two new species of Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Indochina, with a discussion of some problems with the classification of Serrophorus and similar subgenera. Zootaxa, 2344, 17–28.

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TARASOV S. AND STEINER H. 2009. The cave fauna of Laos. The Bulletin of Kaluga University. 1, 16-23. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2008. A revision of Aphodius Illiger, 1798 subgenus Amidorus Mulsant et Rey, 1870 with description of the new subgenus Chittius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Russian Entomological Journal. 17(2): 177-192

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BAKANOV M.YU. AND TARASOV S. 2008. A simple method of genital vials preparation. Euroasian Entomological Journal. 7(3): 279-280. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2007. The role of coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) in the ecosystems: a case study of Kaluga region. 9th International Conference – Internas, Theses. 9: 175-178.

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) collected by the expedition of KSNR to Java, Indonesia. The Subfamilies: Scarabaeinae and Aphodiinae. The Bulletin of Kaluga Society for Nature Research. 7: 170-172. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2005. On the taxonomic status of Onthophagus unxovi Bogachev, 1930 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Eurasian Entomological Journal. 3: 157. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2005. The pastoral and recreation influence on scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). 9-aya mezhdunarodnaya shkola-konferenzia molodyh uchenyh biologia nauka XXI veka, Puschino. 206. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozel’skie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 223-224. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Rare species of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozelskie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 212-216. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2004. The scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of Lower Volga. Molodost’-nauke, Materialy oblastnoi nauchno-prakticheskoi konferenzii pamiati A.L. Chizhevskogo. 3: 120-123. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2003. First records of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of “Kaluzhskie zaseki” Natural Reserve and adjacent lands. Trudy zapovednika “Kaluzhskie zaseki” 1: 104-107. (in Russian)

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TELLO F., VERDÚ J. R., ROSSINI M., & ZUNINO M. 2021. Onthophagus pilauco sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): evidence of beetle extinction in the Pleistocene–Holocene transition in Chilean Northern Patagonia. ZooKeys, 1043: 133–145.

TELLO F., VERDÚ J. R., ROSSINI M., & ZUNINO M. 2021. Onthophagus pilauco sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): evidence of beetle extinction in the Pleistocene–Holocene transition in Chilean Northern Patagonia. ZooKeys, 1043: 133–145.

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CHAMORRO W., LOPERA-TORO A., & ROSSINI M. 2021. A new species and distribution records of Dichotomius Hope, 1838 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) in Colombia. Zootaxa, 4942(2): 193–206.

CHAMORRO W., LOPERA-TORO A., & ROSSINI M. 2021. A new species and distribution records of Dichotomius Hope, 1838 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) in Colombia. Zootaxa, 4942(2): 193–206.

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ROSSINI M. 2021. Additional mislabeling in African Onthophagus Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): the case of Onthophagus viviensis and Onthophagus laevatus. Zootaxa, 5032(2), 262–274.

ROSSINI M. 2021. Additional mislabeling in African Onthophagus Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae): the case of Onthophagus viviensis and Onthophagus laevatus. Zootaxa, 5032(2), 262–274.

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TELLO F., ROSSINI M., PINO M., & VERDÚ J. R. 2021. Nuevos registros fósiles de Onthophagus pilauco Tello, Verdú, Rossini y Zunino, 2021 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae), revelan un patrón morfológico único entre los Onthophagus americanos. Revista chilena de entomología, 47(4): 935–949.

TELLO F., ROSSINI M., PINO M., & VERDÚ J. R. 2021. Nuevos registros fósiles de Onthophagus pilauco Tello, Verdú, Rossini y Zunino, 2021 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae), revelan un patrón morfológico único entre los Onthophagus americanos. Revista chilena de entomología, 47(4): 935–949.

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TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2022. Resolving ubiquitous model congruence in phylogenetics and its application for studying macroevolution. (available at Biorxiv).

TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2022. Resolving ubiquitous model congruence in phylogenetics and its application for studying macroevolution. (available at Biorxiv).

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ROSSINI M., GREBENNIKOV V., MERRIEN T., MIRALDO A., VILJANEN H. & TARASOV S. 2022. Paleogene forest fragmentation and out-of-Africa dispersal explain radiation of the Paleotropical dung beetle tribe Epactoidini trib. nov. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae). Systematic Entomology 47: 655-667

ROSSINI M., GREBENNIKOV V., MERRIEN T., MIRALDO A., VILJANEN H. & TARASOV S. 2022. Paleogene forest fragmentation and out-of-Africa dispersal explain radiation of the Paleotropical dung beetle tribe Epactoidini trib. nov. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae). Systematic Entomology 47: 655-667

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GIRÓN J.C., TARASOV S., GONZÁLEZ MONTAÑA L.A., MATENTZOGLU N., SMITH A.D., KOCH M., BOUDINOT B.E., BOUCHARD P., BURKS R., VOGT L., YODER M., OSUMI-SUTHERLAND D., FRIEDRICH F., BEUTEL R., MIKÓ I. 2022. Formalizing Insect Morphological Data: A Model-Based, Extensible Insect Anatomy Ontology and Its Potential Applications in Biodiversity Research and Informatics. Preprints.

GIRÓN J.C., TARASOV S., GONZÁLEZ MONTAÑA L.A., MATENTZOGLU N., SMITH A.D., KOCH M., BOUDINOT B.E., BOUCHARD P., BURKS R., VOGT L., YODER M., OSUMI-SUTHERLAND D., FRIEDRICH F., BEUTEL R., MIKÓ I. 2022. Formalizing Insect Morphological Data: A Model-Based, Extensible Insect Anatomy Ontology and Its Potential Applications in Biodiversity Research and Informatics. Preprints.

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MIKÓ I., MASNER L., ULMER J., RAYMOND M., HOBBIE J., TARASOV S., MARGARÍA C., SELTMANN K., TALAMAS E. 2021.  A semantically enriched taxonomic revision of Gryonoides Dodd, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae), with a review of the hosts of Teleasinae. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 87: 523-573.

MIKÓ I., MASNER L., ULMER J., RAYMOND M., HOBBIE J., TARASOV S., MARGARÍA C., SELTMANN K., TALAMAS E. 2021.  A semantically enriched taxonomic revision of Gryonoides Dodd, 1920 (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae), with a review of the hosts of Teleasinae. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 87: 523-573.

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ROSSINI M., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., MONTREUIL O., PORCH N., & TARASOV S. 2021. Extinct before discovered? Epactoides giganteus sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae), the first native dung beetle to Réunion island. ZooKeys 1061: 75-86.

ROSSINI M., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., MONTREUIL O., PORCH N., & TARASOV S. 2021. Extinct before discovered? Epactoides giganteus sp. nov. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae), the first native dung beetle to Réunion island. ZooKeys 1061: 75-86.

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TARASOV S. 2021. New phylogenetic Markov models for inapplicable morphological characters. (submitted and available at Biorxiv).

TARASOV S. 2021. New phylogenetic Markov models for inapplicable morphological characters. (submitted and available at Biorxiv).

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ROSSINI M., MONTREUIL O., GREBENNIKOV V., & TARASOV S. 2021. Genome sequencing reveals extraordinary cephalic horns in the Madagascan dung beetle genus Helictopleurus (Coleoptera, Scarabaeinae): insight from a revision of fungicola species group. ZooKeys, 1033, 63.

ROSSINI M., MONTREUIL O., GREBENNIKOV V., & TARASOV S. 2021. Genome sequencing reveals extraordinary cephalic horns in the Madagascan dung beetle genus Helictopleurus (Coleoptera, Scarabaeinae): insight from a revision of fungicola species group. ZooKeys, 1033, 63.

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarabaeidae Latreille, 1802 In: The Red book of Kaluga province. Zolotaya Alleya. pp. 294-301. (in Russian)

ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarabaeidae Latreille, 1802 In: The Red book of Kaluga province. Zolotaya Alleya. pp. 294-301. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2020. Causal modeling refutes Hockett's hypothesis that bite configuration affects human sound evolution. Biorxiv,  (published as eLetter in Science, click here)

TARASOV S., UYEDA J. 2020. Causal modeling refutes Hockett's hypothesis that bite configuration affects human sound evolution. Biorxiv,  (published as eLetter in Science, click here)

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M.  2021. ontoFAST: An R package for interactive and semi-automatic annotation of characters with biological ontologies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution .  GitHub: 

https://github.com/sergeitarasov/ontoFAST

TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M.  2021. ontoFAST: An R package for interactive and semi-automatic annotation of characters with biological ontologies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution .  GitHub: 

https://github.com/sergeitarasov/ontoFAST

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. Exploring and Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies using Ontology-Informed Approaches. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3: e37038

TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. Exploring and Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies using Ontology-Informed Approaches. Biodiversity Information Science and Standards 3: e37038

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TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. PARAMO: A Pipeline for Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies Using Ontologies and Stochastic Mapping. Insect Systematics and Biodiversity, 3 (6).

TARASOV S., MIKO I., YODER M., UYEDA J. 2019. PARAMO: A Pipeline for Reconstructing Ancestral Anatomies Using Ontologies and Stochastic Mapping. Insect Systematics and Biodiversity, 3 (6).

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TARASOV S. 2019. The invariant nature of a morphological character and character state: insights from gene regulatory networks. Systematic Biology, syz050

TARASOV S. 2019. The invariant nature of a morphological character and character state: insights from gene regulatory networks. Systematic Biology, syz050

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LACKNER T., TARASOV S. 2019. Female genitalia are moderately informative for phylogenetic inference and not concerted with male genitalia in Saprininae beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12346

LACKNER T., TARASOV S. 2019. Female genitalia are moderately informative for phylogenetic inference and not concerted with male genitalia in Saprininae beetles (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Systematic Entomology, DOI: 10.1111/syen.12346

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TARASOV S. 2019. Integration of anatomy ontologies and evo-devo using structured Markov models suggests a new framework for modeling discrete phenotypic traits. Systematic Biology, syz005https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syz005

TARASOV S. 2019. Integration of anatomy ontologies and evo-devo using structured Markov models suggests a new framework for modeling discrete phenotypic traits. Systematic Biology, syz005https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syz005

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BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2019. Incorporating older literature into genomic studies: a response to Zunino & Halffter. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.01.010

BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2019. Incorporating older literature into genomic studies: a response to Zunino & Halffter. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2019.01.010

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TARASOV S. 2018. Two new synonyms in the dung beetle genus Parachorius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 4462 (1): 139–140.

TARASOV S. 2018. Two new synonyms in the dung beetle genus Parachorius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 4462 (1): 139–140.

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TARASOV S. 2017. A cybertaxonomic revision of the new dung beetle tribe Parachoriini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and its phylogenetic assessment using molecular and morphological data. Zootaxa, 4329 (2): 101–149. (click here to access the interactive key)

TARASOV S. 2017. A cybertaxonomic revision of the new dung beetle tribe Parachoriini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) and its phylogenetic assessment using molecular and morphological data. Zootaxa, 4329 (2): 101–149. (click here to access the interactive key)

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TARASOV S., DIMITROV D. 2016. Multigene Phylogenetic Analysis redefines Dung Beetle Relationships and Classification (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:257. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0822-x

TARASOV S., DIMITROV D. 2016. Multigene Phylogenetic Analysis redefines Dung Beetle Relationships and Classification (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16:257. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-016-0822-x

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BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2016. Phylogenetics and biogeography of the dung beetle genus Onthophagus inferred from mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 105 (2016): 86-95.

BREESCHOTEN T., DOORENWEERD C., TARASOV S., VOGLER A. 2016. Phylogenetics and biogeography of the dung beetle genus Onthophagus inferred from mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 105 (2016): 86-95.

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TARASOV S., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., KRELL F., DIMITROV D. 2016. A Review and Phylogeny of Scarabaeine Dung Beetle Fossils (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with Description of Two Canthochilum Species from the Dominican Amber. PeerJ 4:e1988 

TARASOV S., VAZ-DE-MELLO F., KRELL F., DIMITROV D. 2016. A Review and Phylogeny of Scarabaeine Dung Beetle Fossils (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) with Description of Two Canthochilum Species from the Dominican Amber. PeerJ 4:e1988 

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TARASOV S., GENIER F. 2015. Innovative Bayesian and Parsimony Phylogeny of Dung Beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) Enhanced by Ontology-Based Partitioning of Morphological Characters. PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0116671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116671.

TARASOV S., GENIER F. 2015. Innovative Bayesian and Parsimony Phylogeny of Dung Beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) Enhanced by Ontology-Based Partitioning of Morphological Characters. PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0116671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116671.

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TARASOV S. 2013. What one change would most improve work-life balance for scientists? Science, 342 (6154), online version (Letters: NextGen voices), 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6154/36/suppl/DC1 

TARASOV S. 2013. What one change would most improve work-life balance for scientists? Science, 342 (6154), online version (Letters: NextGen voices), 

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6154/36/suppl/DC1 

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SOLODOVNIKOV A., YUE Y., TARASOV S., AND REN D. 2013. Extinct and extant rove beetles meet in the matrix: Early Cretaceous fossils shed light on the evolution of a hyperdiverse insect lineage (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Cladistics, 29, 360-403.

SOLODOVNIKOV A., YUE Y., TARASOV S., AND REN D. 2013. Extinct and extant rove beetles meet in the matrix: Early Cretaceous fossils shed light on the evolution of a hyperdiverse insect lineage (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Cladistics, 29, 360-403.

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TAGLIAFERRI F., MORETTO PH., AND TARASOV S. 2012. Essay on the systematics and phylogeny of the Afrotropical Onthophagus Latreille, 1802, belonging to d’Orbigny’s seventh group. Description of a new subgenus and three new species (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Onthophagini). Catharsius La Revue, 6, 1-31 (in French)

TAGLIAFERRI F., MORETTO PH., AND TARASOV S. 2012. Essay on the systematics and phylogeny of the Afrotropical Onthophagus Latreille, 1802, belonging to d’Orbigny’s seventh group. Description of a new subgenus and three new species (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea, Onthophagini). Catharsius La Revue, 6, 1-31 (in French)

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TARASOV S., KEITH D. 2011. Parachorius semsanganus sp. n. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) from Laos and its significance in the phylogeny of Oriental Deltochilini. Zookeys, 11, 51-57.

TARASOV S., KEITH D. 2011. Parachorius semsanganus sp. n. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) from Laos and its significance in the phylogeny of Oriental Deltochilini. Zookeys, 11, 51-57.

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TARASOV S., SOLODOVNIKOV A. 2011. Phylogenetic analyses reveal reliable morphological markers to classify mega-diversity in Onthophagini dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Cladistics, 27, 1–39

TARASOV S., SOLODOVNIKOV A. 2011. Phylogenetic analyses reveal reliable morphological markers to classify mega-diversity in Onthophagini dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Cladistics, 27, 1–39

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TARASOV S. 2010. Seven new synonyms within the genus Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 2566, 45–48

TARASOV S. 2010. Seven new synonyms within the genus Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from the Oriental Region. Zootaxa, 2566, 45–48

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TARASOV S. KRIKKEN J. AND HUIJBREGTS J. 2010. The Indochinese members of Onthophagus (Parascatonomus) aurifex species group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 2490, 63–68

TARASOV S. KRIKKEN J. AND HUIJBREGTS J. 2010. The Indochinese members of Onthophagus (Parascatonomus) aurifex species group (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa, 2490, 63–68

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TARASOV S. AND KABAKOV O.N. 2010. Two new species of Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Indochina, with a discussion of some problems with the classification of Serrophorus and similar subgenera. Zootaxa, 2344, 17–28.

TARASOV S. AND KABAKOV O.N. 2010. Two new species of Onthophagus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Indochina, with a discussion of some problems with the classification of Serrophorus and similar subgenera. Zootaxa, 2344, 17–28.

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TARASOV S. AND STEINER H. 2009. The cave fauna of Laos. The Bulletin of Kaluga University. 1, 16-23. (in Russian)

TARASOV S. AND STEINER H. 2009. The cave fauna of Laos. The Bulletin of Kaluga University. 1, 16-23. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2008. A revision of Aphodius Illiger, 1798 subgenus Amidorus Mulsant et Rey, 1870 with description of the new subgenus Chittius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Russian Entomological Journal. 17(2): 177-192

TARASOV S. 2008. A revision of Aphodius Illiger, 1798 subgenus Amidorus Mulsant et Rey, 1870 with description of the new subgenus Chittius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Russian Entomological Journal. 17(2): 177-192

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BAKANOV M.YU. AND TARASOV S. 2008. A simple method of genital vials preparation. Euroasian Entomological Journal. 7(3): 279-280. (in Russian)

BAKANOV M.YU. AND TARASOV S. 2008. A simple method of genital vials preparation. Euroasian Entomological Journal. 7(3): 279-280. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2007. The role of coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) in the ecosystems: a case study of Kaluga region. 9th International Conference – Internas, Theses. 9: 175-178.

TARASOV S. 2007. The role of coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) in the ecosystems: a case study of Kaluga region. 9th International Conference – Internas, Theses. 9: 175-178.

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) collected by the expedition of KSNR to Java, Indonesia. The Subfamilies: Scarabaeinae and Aphodiinae. The Bulletin of Kaluga Society for Nature Research. 7: 170-172. (in Russian)

ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2006. Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) collected by the expedition of KSNR to Java, Indonesia. The Subfamilies: Scarabaeinae and Aphodiinae. The Bulletin of Kaluga Society for Nature Research. 7: 170-172. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2005. On the taxonomic status of Onthophagus unxovi Bogachev, 1930 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Eurasian Entomological Journal. 3: 157. (in Russian)

TARASOV S. 2005. On the taxonomic status of Onthophagus unxovi Bogachev, 1930 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Eurasian Entomological Journal. 3: 157. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2005. The pastoral and recreation influence on scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). 9-aya mezhdunarodnaya shkola-konferenzia molodyh uchenyh biologia nauka XXI veka, Puschino. 206. (in Russian)

TARASOV S. 2005. The pastoral and recreation influence on scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). 9-aya mezhdunarodnaya shkola-konferenzia molodyh uchenyh biologia nauka XXI veka, Puschino. 206. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozel’skie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 223-224. (in Russian)

ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Coprophagous scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozel’skie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 223-224. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Rare species of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozelskie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 212-216. (in Russian)

ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2005. Rare species of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of south-east part of Kaluga province. Kozelskie kraevedchiskie chteniya. 5-6: 212-216. (in Russian)

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TARASOV S. 2004. The scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of Lower Volga. Molodost’-nauke, Materialy oblastnoi nauchno-prakticheskoi konferenzii pamiati A.L. Chizhevskogo. 3: 120-123. (in Russian)

TARASOV S. 2004. The scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidae) of Lower Volga. Molodost’-nauke, Materialy oblastnoi nauchno-prakticheskoi konferenzii pamiati A.L. Chizhevskogo. 3: 120-123. (in Russian)

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ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2003. First records of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of “Kaluzhskie zaseki” Natural Reserve and adjacent lands. Trudy zapovednika “Kaluzhskie zaseki” 1: 104-107. (in Russian)

ALEXEEV S.K. AND TARASOV S. 2003. First records of scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of “Kaluzhskie zaseki” Natural Reserve and adjacent lands. Trudy zapovednika “Kaluzhskie zaseki” 1: 104-107. (in Russian)

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