An Assessment of the Systematics of Arvicanthine Rodents Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences: Evolutionary and Biogeographical Implications

@article{Ducroz2004AnAO,
  title={An Assessment of the Systematics of Arvicanthine Rodents Using Mitochondrial DNA Sequences: Evolutionary and Biogeographical Implications},
  author={J. F. Ducroz and Vitaly T. Volobouev and Laurent Granjon},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={173-206}
}
Mitochondrial DNA sequences of cytochrome b (1140-bp), 12S (375-bp) and 16S (475-bp) ribosomal RNA gene fragments were used to investigate the phylogenetic relationships of a group of African rodents referred as the arvicanthines (Family Muridae, Subfamily Murinae). A total of 49 specimens including all seven genera and 15 of the 24 arvicanthine species… CONTINUE READING