Biogeographic origin and radiation of the Old World crocidurine shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes.

@article{Dubey2008BiogeographicOA,
  title={Biogeographic origin and radiation of the Old World crocidurine shrews (Mammalia: Soricidae) inferred from mitochondrial and nuclear genes.},
  author={S. Dubey and N. Salamin and M. Ruedi and P. Barri{\`e}re and M. Colyn and P. Vogel},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={
          953-63
        }
}
The crocidurine shrews include the most speciose genus of mammals, Crocidura. The origin and evolution of their radiation is, however, poorly understood because of very scant fossil records and a rather conservative external morphology between species. Here, we use an alignment of 3560 base pairs of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA to generate a phylogenetic hypothesis for the evolution of Old World shrews of the subfamily Crocidurinae. These molecular data confirm the monophyly of the speciose… Expand
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