A preliminary revision of the genus Plecotus (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) based on genetic and morphological results

@article{Spitzenberger2006APR,
  title={A preliminary revision of the genus Plecotus (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae) based on genetic and morphological results},
  author={Friederike Spitzenberger and Petr Strelkov and Hans Winkler and Elisabeth Haring},
  journal={Zoologica Scripta},
  year={2006},
  volume={35}
}
The phylogenetic relationships within the genus Plecotus were assessed using molecular as well as morphological methods. With only three species missing, our study is based on an almost comprehensive taxonomic sampling. The genetic analysis comprised 151 individuals from throughout the range. Sequences of two mitochondrial sections, parts of the 16S rRNA gene (16S) and of the control region (CR) were analysed. The morphological analysis of cranial and external characters comprised 697… 
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