Historic Genetic Structuring and Paraphyly Within the Great-Tailed Grackle

@inproceedings{DaCosta2008HistoricGS,
  title={Historic Genetic Structuring and Paraphyly Within the Great-Tailed Grackle},
  author={Jeffrey M. DaCosta and Walter Wehtje and John Klicka},
  year={2008}
}
Abstract The Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus) and Boat-tailed Grackle (Q. major) are sister species that have expanded their ranges during historical times. This expansion has created an area of sympatry between these species in Texas and Louisiana, and between distinctive Great-tailed Grackle subspecies in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. We investigated the evolutionary histories of both species using mitochondrial DNA sequence data and modern phylogenetic methods… 
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