David Lees

  • PhD
  • Microlepidoptera Curator
  • Natural History Museum
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Research Interests

Lepidoptera systematics evolution adaptive radiation speciation biogeography species diversity Madagascar

Followers (5)

  • Martin Thompson

    Martin Thompson

  • guofang jiang

    guofang jiang

  • Jocifran Silva

    Jocifran Silva Universidade Estadual do Maranhão

  • Carlos Pena

    Carlos Pena University of Turku

  • Rodolphe Rougerie

    Rodolphe Rougerie Université de Rouen, laboratoire ECODIV

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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Mitogenomic sequences effectively recover relationships within brush-footed butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).

Wu L, Lin L, Lees D, Hsu Y

BMC genomics (2014)

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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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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 (1 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 (2 years 11 months)