DELIMITING SPECIES USING MULTILOCUS DATA: DIAGNOSING CRYPTIC DIVERSITY IN THE SOUTHERN CAVEFISH, TYPHLICHTHYS SUBTERRANEUS (TELEOSTEI: AMBLYOPSIDAE)

@article{Niemiller2012DELIMITINGSU,
  title={DELIMITING SPECIES USING MULTILOCUS DATA: DIAGNOSING CRYPTIC DIVERSITY IN THE SOUTHERN CAVEFISH, TYPHLICHTHYS SUBTERRANEUS (TELEOSTEI: AMBLYOPSIDAE)},
  author={Matthew L. Niemiller and Thomas J. Near and Benjamin M. Fitzpatrick},
  journal={Evolution},
  year={2012},
  volume={66}
}
A major challenge facing biodiversity conservation and management is that a significant portion of species diversity remains undiscovered or undescribed. This is particularly evident in subterranean animals in which species delimitation based on morphology is difficult because differentiation is often obscured by phenotypic convergence. Multilocus genetic data constitute a valuable source of information for species delimitation in such organisms, but until recently, few methods were available… 
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