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David Lees

  • PhD
  • Microlepidoptera Curator
  • Natural History Museum
  • 19

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  • 2573

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Research Interests

Lepidoptera systematics evolution adaptive radiation speciation biogeography species diversity Madagascar

Followers (6)

Following (3)

  • Martin Thompson

    Martin Thompson

  • Carlos Pena

    Carlos Pena University of Turku

  • Rodolphe Rougerie

    Rodolphe Rougerie Université de Rouen, laboratoire ECODIV

Publications

A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea), and examination of the utility of mitochondrial genomes for lepidopteran phylogenetics.

  • Yang X
  • Cameron S
  • Lees D
  • Xue D
  • Han H
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution (2015)
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Systematics and historical biogeography of the old world butterfly subtribe Mycalesina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae).

  • Aduse-Poku K
  • Brattström O
  • Kodandaramaiah U
  • Lees D
  • Brakefield P
  • Wahlberg N
BMC evolutionary biology (2015)
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New Caledonia as an evolutionary cradle : a re-appraisal of the jaw-moth genus Sabatinca ( Lepidoptera : Micropterigidae ) and its significance for assessing the antiquity of the island ’ s fauna

  • Gibbs G
  • Lees D
Zoologia Neocaledonica (2014)
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Towards a mitogenomic phylogeny of Lepidoptera.

  • Timmermans M
  • Lees D
  • Simonsen T
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution (2014)
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Lepidoptera : Systematics and Diversity

  • Lees D
  • Minet J
The Natural History of Madagascar (2003)
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Professional experience

Microlepidoptera Curator

Natural History Museum

January 2016

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Butterfly Biodiversity Research Group

University of Cambridge Department of Zoology

March 2013

Lepidoptera Curator

Natural History Museum

March 2012 - March 2013 (a year)

Scientific Associate

Natural History Museum, London, UK

January 2001 - January 2012 (11 years)

Researcher

INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique

January 2009 - December 2011 (3 years)