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The Placental Mammal Ancestor and the Post–K-Pg Radiation of Placentals
Let There Be Mammals The timing of the evolution and radiation of placental mammals and their most recent common ancestor has long been debated, with many questions surrounding the relationships ofExpand
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Understanding phylogenetic incongruence: lessons from phyllostomid bats
All characters and trait systems in an organism share a common evolutionary history that can be estimated using phylogenetic methods. However, differential rates of change and the evolutionaryExpand
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Morphological Diagnoses of Higher-Level Phyllostomid Taxa (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Phyllostomidae (New World leaf-nosed bats), the second most speciose chiropteran family, is one of the best-known and wellstudied chiropteran groups. Due to the ecological and morphological diversityExpand
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Higher Level Classification of Phyllostomid Bats with a Summary of DNA Synapomorphies
The family Phyllostomidae is recognized as representing the most extensive radiation known in any mammalian family. Creating a Linnaean classification for this clade has been difficult andExpand
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The Roles of Taxonomy and Systematics in Bat Conservation
Taxonomy—the description, naming, and classification of organisms—and systematics—the study of the evolutionary relationships of organisms—are both crucial components in conservation, providing aExpand
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Phylogeny of Molossidae Gervais (Mammalia: Chiroptera) inferred by morphological data
Molossidae is a large (roughly 100 species) pantropically distributed clade of swift aerially insectivorous bats for which the phylogeny remains relatively unknown and little studied compared withExpand
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Next-generation phenomics for the Tree of Life
The phenotype represents a critical interface between the genome and the environment in which organisms live and evolve. Phenotypic characters also are a rich source of biodiversity data for treeExpand
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Response to Comment on “The Placental Mammal Ancestor and the Post–K-Pg Radiation of Placentals”
Tree-building with diverse data maximizes explanatory power. Application of molecular clock models to ancient speciation events risks a bias against detection of fast radiations subsequent to theExpand
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Crowds Replicate Performance of Scientific Experts Scoring Phylogenetic Matrices of Phenotypes
Abstract. Scientists building the Tree of Life face an overwhelming challenge to categorize phenotypes (e.g., anatomy, physiology) from millions of living and fossil species. This biodiversityExpand
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Zero-Shot Learning and Detection of Teeth in Images of Bat Skulls
We have developed an approach to detect and localize object parts in standardized images of bat skulls that differ from the "known" species. Expand