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David Lees

  • PhD
  • Microlepidoptera Curator
  • Natural History Museum
  • 19

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Research interests

Lepidoptera systematics evolution adaptive radiation speciation biogeography species diversity Madagascar

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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 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Butterfly Biodiversity Research Group

University of Cambridge Department of Zoology

March 2013 - Present

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)