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Hylid frog phylogeny and sampling strategies for speciose clades.
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The results show that hemiphractine hylids are not closely related to other hyLids and should be recognized as a distinct family, and that the speciose genus Hyla is polyphyletic, but that its species can be arranged into three monophyletic genera.
Seed plant phylogeny inferred from all three plant genomes: monophyly of extant gymnosperms and origin of Gnetales from conifers.
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The Gnetales may be viewed as extremely divergent conifers, and the many morphological similarities between angiosperms and G netales arose independently.
Comparative phylogeography of pitvipers suggests a consensus of ancient Middle American highland biogeography
Aim  We used inferences of phylogenetic relationships and divergence times for three lineages of highland pitvipers to identify broad‐scale historical events that have shaped the evolutionary history
Data partitions and complex models in Bayesian analysis: the phylogeny of Gymnophthalmid lizards.
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This work partitions among-site rate variation separately among the c-mos, ND4, and 12S + 16S gene regions, and uses this three-way gamma partitioning in Bayesian analyses to reconstruct a robust phylogenetic hypothesis for the relationships of genera within the lizard family Gymnophthalmidae.
Using regional comparative phylogeographic data from snake lineages to infer historical processes in Middle America
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It is highlighted how phylogeographic transition zones between Middle and South America and the Nicaragua Depression appear to have undergone multiple episodes of diversification in different lineages, in contrast to other examples where apparently a single vicariant period is shared across multiple lineages.
Molecular Systematics and Biogeographical History of Pitvipers as Determined by Mitochondrial Ribosomal DNA Sequences
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The data suggest a single invasion into North America, a subsequent north temperate and tropical divergence, and at least three invasions of South America, which suggests that pitvipers evolved in Eurasia.
Multigene phylogeny of land plants with special reference to bryophytes and the earliest land plants.
A widely held view of land plant relationships places liverworts as the first branch of the land plant tree, whereas some molecular analyses and a cladistic study of morphological characters indicate
Multiple major increases and decreases in mitochondrial substitution rates in the plant family Geraniaceae
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That the mitochondrial mutation rate has returned to normally low levels in many Geraniaceae raises the possibility that, akin to the ephemerality of mutator strains in bacteria, selection favors a low mutation rate in plant mitochondria.
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