MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG THE GEOSITTA MINERS (FURNARIIDAE) AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS FOR AVIAN SPECIATION IN FUEGO-PATAGONIA

@inproceedings{Cheviron2005MOLECULARPR,
  title={MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG THE GEOSITTA MINERS (FURNARIIDAE) AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC IMPLICATIONS FOR AVIAN SPECIATION IN FUEGO-PATAGONIA},
  author={Zachary A. Cheviron and Angelo P. Capparella and François Vuilleumier},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract Pleistocene glacial cycles have often been hypothesized to provide vicariant mechanisms leading to allopatric speciation in a wide range of southern South American (Fuegian and Patagonian) avian taxa. Few of those biogeographic hypotheses, however, have been rigorously tested using phylogenetic analysis. We examined sequence variation in three mitochondrial gene fragments (cytochrome b, ND2, and ND3) to construct a molecular phylogeny for the South American genus Geositta (Furnariidae… 

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