Evolutionary history of the land snail Helix aspersa in the Western Mediterranean: preliminary results inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences

@article{Guiller2001EvolutionaryHO,
  title={Evolutionary history of the land snail Helix aspersa in the Western Mediterranean: preliminary results inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences},
  author={Annie Guiller and Marie-Agn{\`e}s Coutellec-Vreto and Luc Madec and Jean Deunff},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={10}
}
Intraspecific phylogeographic methods provide a means of examining the history of genetic exchange among populations. As part of a study of the history of Helixaspersa in the Western Mediterranean, we performed a phylogenetic analysis based on partial sequences of the mitochondrial large ribosomal subunit (16S) gene. Our samples include 31 H. a. aspersa populations from North Africa previously investigated for anatomical and biochemical characters. To clarify subspecific relationships, three… 

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