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The Hidden Side of Invasions: Massive Introgression by Local Genes
Abstract Despite hundreds of reports involving both plants and animals, the mechanisms underlying introgression remain obscure, even if some form of selection is frequently invoked. Introgression hasExpand
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Molecular phylogeny of New World Myotis (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear DNA genes.
Recent studies have shown that species in the genus Myotis have evolved a number of convergent morphological traits, many of which are more related to their mode of food procurement than to theirExpand
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Molecular systematics of bats of the genus Myotis (Vespertilionidae) suggests deterministic ecomorphological convergences.
  • M. Ruedi, F. Mayer
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
  • 1 December 2001
Based on extensive phenetic analyses, bats of the genus Myotis have been classically subdivided into four major subgenera each of which comprise many species with similar morphological and ecologicalExpand
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The Iberian contribution to cryptic diversity in European bats
ABSTRACT We investigate the contribution of the Iberian bat fauna to the cryptic diversity in Europe using mitochondrial (cytb and ND1) and nuclear (RAG2) DNA sequences. For each of the 28 batExpand
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Molecular phylogenetic reconstructions identify East Asia as the cradle for the evolution of the cosmopolitan genus Myotis (Mammalia, Chiroptera).
Sequences of the mitochondrial cytochrome b (1140 bp) and nuclear Rag 2 (1148 bp) genes were used to assess the evolutionary history of the cosmopolitan bat genus Myotis, based on a worldwideExpand
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Phylogeny of African Myotis Bats (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) Inferred from Cytochrome b Sequences
The genus Myotis is comprised of about 100 species that are unequally distributed between the Northern (81% of the species) and the Southern hemisphere (19% of the species). Only eight species ofExpand
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Is the Gibraltar Strait a barrier to gene flow for the bat Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)?
Because of their role in limiting gene flow, geographical barriers like mountains or seas often coincide with intraspecific genetic discontinuities. Although the Strait of Gibraltar represents such aExpand
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Genetic consequences of the ice ages on nurseries of the bat Myotis myotis: a mitochondrial and nuclear survey
Analyses of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region polymorphism and of variation at 10 nuclear microsatellite loci were used to investigate the mechanisms and genetic consequences of postglacialExpand
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Segmental copy number variation shapes tissue transcriptomes
Copy number variation (CNV) is a key source of genetic diversity, but a comprehensive understanding of its phenotypic effect is only beginning to emerge. We have generated a CNV map in wild mice andExpand
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Contrasted patterns of mitochondrial and nuclear structure among nursery colonies of the bat Myotis myotis
Thirteen nursery colonies of Myotis myotis were sampled in central Europe to investigate the dispersal behaviour of this bat species. Mitochondrial DNA sequences of 260 bats reveal the occurrence ofExpand
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