Cementing mussels to oysters in the pteriomorphian tree: a phylogenomic approach

@inproceedings{Lemer2016CementingMT,
  title={Cementing mussels to oysters in the pteriomorphian tree: a phylogenomic approach},
  author={Sarah Lemer and Vanessa Gonz{\'a}lez and R{\"u}diger Bieler and Gonzalo Giribet},
  booktitle={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={2016}
}
Mussels (Mytilida) are a group of bivalves with ancient origins and some of the most important commercial shellfish worldwide. Mytilida consists of approximately 400 species found in various littoral and deep-sea environments, and are part of the higher clade Pteriomorphia, but their exact position within the group has been unstable. The multiple adaptive radiations that occurred within Pteriomorphia have rendered phylogenetic classifications difficult and uncertainty remains regarding the… CONTINUE READING
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