First data on the molecular phylogeography of scincid lizards of the genus Mabuya.

@article{Mausfeld2000FirstDO,
  title={First data on the molecular phylogeography of scincid lizards of the genus Mabuya.},
  author={Patrick Mausfeld and Miguel Vences and Andreas Schmitz and Michael Veith},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={11-4}
}
A 487-bp fragment of the mitochondrial 16S rRNA gene was sequenced in 26 species of the circumtropical lizard genus Mabuya and used to analyze phylogenetic relationships within the genus. The species from Africa and Madagascar formed a monophyletic group relative to the included Asian and South American taxa. The Malagasy species included (M. elegans, M. cf. dumasi, and M. comorensis) did not appear as a monophylum. Combined and separate analysis of the 16S data and additional sequences of the… CONTINUE READING

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