Investigations into the status of a new taxon of Salanoia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Eupleridae) from the marshes of Lac Alaotra, Madagascar

@article{Durbin2010InvestigationsIT,
  title={Investigations into the status of a new taxon of Salanoia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Eupleridae) from the marshes of Lac Alaotra, Madagascar},
  author={Joanna C. Durbin and Stephan Michael Funk and Frank Hawkins and Daphne M. Hills and Paulina D. Jenkins and Clive B. Moncrieff and Fidimalala Bruno Ralainasolo},
  journal={Systematics and Biodiversity},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={341 - 355}
}
Evidence is presented from morphological observations, multivariate and molecular analyses on the taxonomic status of specimens of Salanoia newly discovered at Lac Alaotra, Madagascar, which resemble but are phenotypically highly divergent from the monotypic species S. concolor. A detailed comparative description is provided, together with information on the ecology of the region. Principal Component and Canonical Variate Analyses of craniodental morphometrics revealed high divergence… 
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