A time-calibrated species-level phylogeny of bats (Chiroptera, Mammalia)

  title={A time-calibrated species-level phylogeny of bats (Chiroptera, Mammalia)},
  author={Ingi Agnarsson and Carlos Zambrana‐Torrelio and Nadia Paola Flores-Saldana and Laura Johanna May-Collado},
  journal={PLoS Currents},
Despite their obvious utility, detailed species-level phylogenies are lacking for many groups, including several major mammalian lineages such as bats. Here we provide a cytochrome b genealogy of over 50% of bat species (648 terminal taxa). Based on prior analyzes of related mammal groups, cytb emerges as a particularly reliable phylogenetic marker, and given that our results are broadly congruent with prior knowledge, the phylogeny should be a useful tool for comparative analyzes. Nevertheless… 
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