A cladistic phylogeny of the genus Littorina (Gastropoda): implications for evolution of reproductive strategies and for classification

Abstract

Gross anatomical characters of all 18 species of Littorina are used to construct a phylogenetic hypothesis for the genus, by the method of cladistic analysis. The resulting cladogram suggests that of the four subgenera of Littorina, one (Littorina) is paraphyletic. It is uncertain whether the genus Mainwaringia should be included in Littorina. It is shown… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00028062

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@article{Reid2004ACP, title={A cladistic phylogeny of the genus Littorina (Gastropoda): implications for evolution of reproductive strategies and for classification}, author={David G Reid}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2004}, volume={193}, pages={1-19} }