A phylogenomic analysis of turtles.

@article{Crawford2015APA,
  title={A phylogenomic analysis of turtles.},
  author={Nicholas G. Crawford and James Ford Parham and Anna B. Sellas and Brant C. Faircloth and Travis C. Glenn and Theodore J. Papenfuss and James B. Henderson and Madison H Hansen and Warren Brian Simison},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2015},
  volume={83},
  pages={
          250-7
        }
}
Molecular analyses of turtle relationships have overturned prevailing morphological hypotheses and prompted the development of a new taxonomy. Here we provide the first genome-scale analysis of turtle phylogeny. We sequenced 2381 ultraconserved element (UCE) loci representing a total of 1,718,154bp of aligned sequence. Our sampling includes 32 turtle taxa representing all 14 recognized turtle families and an additional six outgroups. Maximum likelihood, Bayesian, and species tree methods… Expand
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