Deducing the pattern of arthropod phytogeny from mitochondrial DNA rearrangements

@article{Boore1995DeducingTP,
  title={Deducing the pattern of arthropod phytogeny from mitochondrial DNA rearrangements},
  author={Jeffrey L. Boore and Timothy M. Collins and David Stanton and L L Daehler and Wesley M. Brown},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1995},
  volume={376},
  pages={163-165}
}
THE origins of arthropods and the phylogenetic relationships among their three major living groups (atelocerates, crustaceans and chelicerates) are vigorously contended. To help resolve this, we determined mitochondrial gene arrangements for a chelicerate, a myriapod, two crustaceans, an onychophoran, a mollusc and an annelid, and compared them with published gene orders of other species. The result strongly supports the monophyly of Arthropoda and of Mandibulata (atelocerates plus crustaceans… 

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