Complex evolution in the Neotropics: the origin and diversification of the widespread genus Leptodeira (Serpentes: Colubridae).

@article{Daza2009ComplexEI,
  title={Complex evolution in the Neotropics: the origin and diversification of the widespread genus Leptodeira (Serpentes: Colubridae).},
  author={Juan M. Daza and E. Noble Smith and Vivian P. P{\'a}ez and Christopher L Parkinson},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2009},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={653-67}
}
Lineage diversification in the Neotropics is an interesting topic in evolutionary biology but is also one of the least understood. The abiotic and biotic complexity of the region precludes generalizations that can be drawn regarding the historical evolutionary processes responsible for the diversity observed. The snake genus Leptodeira provides an excellent opportunity to investigate such processes because it spans the entire Neotropical region. In this study, we infer the phylogenetic position… CONTINUE READING

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