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Phylogeography of western Palaearctic reptiles - Spatial and temporal speciation patterns $
A phylogeographic analysis of eight species complexes of European reptiles was performed using different molecular methods. While mitochondrial genes (mainly cytochrome b sequences) enabledExpand
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Zur Herpetofaunistik Westafrikas
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A new cryptic species of pond turtle from southern Italy, the hottest spot in the range of the genus Emys (Reptilia, Testudines, Emydidae)
Geographic variation in the mtDNA haplotypes (cytochrome b gene) of 127 European pond turtles from Italy was investigated. Thirty‐eight of the Italian samples were also studied by nuclearExpand
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Recent advances in phylogeny and taxonomy of Near and Middle Eastern Vipers – an update
Th e number of recognized viper species in the Near and Middle East has been raised signifi cantly in the last 25 years (Table 1). While some smaller genera remained more or less stable, the genusExpand
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The evolutionary and phylogeographic history of woolly mammoths: a comprehensive mitogenomic analysis
Near the end of the Pleistocene epoch, populations of the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) were distributed across parts of three continents, from western Europe and northern Asia throughExpand
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Distribution of mtDNA haplotypes (cyt b ) of Emys orbicularis in France and implications for postglacial recolonization
The European pond turtle, Emys orbicularis, is a wide ranging species, distributed from Northwest Africa over a large part of Europe and Asia Minor to the Caspian and Aral Seas. For 106 pond turtlesExpand
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Zur Herpetofaunistik Kameruns (II)
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The venomous snakes of the Near and Middle East
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New insights on phylogeography and distribution of painted frogs (Discoglossus) in northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula
Painted frogs (Discoglossus) contain five to six species of Western Palearctic anurans that are mainly distributed in allopatry. We here provide the first comprehensive assessment of theExpand
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