A morphological analysis of marsupial mammal higher-level phylogenetic relationships

@article{Horovitz2003AMA,
  title={A morphological analysis of marsupial mammal higher-level phylogenetic relationships},
  author={In{\'e}s. Horovitz and Marcelo R. S{\'a}nchez-Villagra},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={2003},
  volume={19},
  pages={181-212}
}
Abstract Phylogenetic relationships among marsupial taxa have proven to be more complex than the simple grouping of species by continent. Recent marsupials are distributed across the New World, Australia, New Guinea, and certain neighboring islands. Morphological characteristics of various groups bridge different geographical areas. We investigated the origin of these characteristics by assembling a morphological data matrix consisting of a new suite of 149 postcranial characters and… Expand
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