A TIME‐CALIBRATED SPECIES TREE OF CROCODYLIA REVEALS A RECENT RADIATION OF THE TRUE CROCODILES

@article{Oaks2011ATS,
  title={A TIME‐CALIBRATED SPECIES TREE OF CROCODYLIA REVEALS A RECENT RADIATION OF THE TRUE CROCODILES},
  author={J. R. Oaks},
  journal={Evolution},
  year={2011},
  volume={65}
}
  • J. R. Oaks
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution
  • True crocodiles (Crocodylus) are the most broadly distributed, ecologically diverse, and species-rich crocodylian genus, comprising about half of extant crocodylian diversity and exhibiting a circumtropical distribution. [...] Key Method In this study, these long-held notions about the temporal and geographic origin of Crocodylus are tested using DNA sequence data of 10 loci from 76 individuals representing all 23 crocodylian species.Expand Abstract
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