# Distinguishing Convergence on Phylogenetic Networks

@article{Mitchell2016DistinguishingCO, title={Distinguishing Convergence on Phylogenetic Networks}, author={Jonathan D. Mitchell}, journal={arXiv: Populations and Evolution}, year={2016} }

In phylogenetics, the evolutionary history of a group of taxa, for example, groups of species,
genera or subspecies, can be modelled using a phylogenetic tree. Alternatively, we can model
evolutionary history with a phylogenetic network. On phylogenetic networks, edges that have
previously evolved independently from a common ancestor may subsequently converge for a
period of time. Examples of processes in biology that are better represented by networks than
trees are hybridisation…

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