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Strong mitochondrial DNA support for a Cretaceous origin of modern avian lineages
BackgroundDetermining an absolute timescale for avian evolutionary history has proven contentious. The two sources of information available, paleontological data and inference from extant molecularExpand
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Congruent Avian Phylogenies Inferred from Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA Sequences
Recent molecular studies addressing the phylogenetic relationships of avian orders have had conflicting results. While studies using nuclear DNA sequences tend to support traditional taxonomic views,Expand
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