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Cryptic failure of partitioned Bayesian phylogenetic analyses: lost in the land of long trees.
Partitioned Bayesian phylogenetic analyses of routine genetic data sets, constructed using MrBayes (Ronquist and Huelsenbeck 2003), can become trapped in regions of parameter space characterized byExpand
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Accurate branch length estimation in partitioned Bayesian analyses requires accommodation of among-partition rate variation and attention to branch length priors.
Molecular phylogenetic studies are making increasing use of partitioned Bayesian analyses via software tools like MrBayes, version 3 (Ronquist and Huelsenbeck, 2003). Data partitioning is importantExpand
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Differentiating between hypotheses of lineage sorting and introgression in New Zealand alpine cicadas (Maoricicada Dugdale).
Lineage sorting and introgression can lead to incongruence among gene phylogenies, complicating the inference of species trees for large groups of taxa that have recently and rapidly radiated. InExpand
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Jacobians of Genus One Curves
Abstract Consider a curve of genus one over a field K in one of three explicit forms: a double cover of P1, a plane cubic, or a space quartic. For each form, a certain syzygy from classical invariantExpand
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Steady Plio-Pleistocene diversification and a 2-million-year sympatry threshold in a New Zealand cicada radiation.
Estimation of diversification rates in evolutionary radiations requires a complete accounting of cryptic species diversity. The rapidly evolving songs of acoustically signaling insects make them goodExpand
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Surviving glacial ages within the Biotic Gap: phylogeography of the New Zealand cicada Maoricicada campbelli
Aim  New Zealand is an ideal location in which to investigate the roles of landscape and climate change on speciation and biogeography. An earlier study of the widespread endemic cicada MaoricicadaExpand
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Inflation of Molecular Clock Rates and Dates: Molecular Phylogenetics, Biogeography, and Diversification of a Global Cicada Radiation from Australasia (Hemiptera: Cicadidae: Cicadettini).
Dated phylogenetic trees are important for studying mechanisms of diversification, and molecular clocks are important tools for studies of organisms lacking good fossil records. However, studies haveExpand
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Glacial refugia in a maritime temperate climate: Cicada (Kikihia subalpina) mtDNA phylogeography in New Zealand
Understanding the biological significance of Pleistocene glaciations requires knowledge of the nature and extent of habitat refugia during glacial maxima. An opportunity to examine evidence ofExpand
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A molecular phylogeny of the cicadas (Hemiptera: Cicadidae) with a review of tribe and subfamily classification.
A molecular phylogeny and a review of family-group classification are presented for 137 species (ca. 125 genera) of the insect family Cicadidae, the true cicadas, plus two species of hairy cicadasExpand
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