MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY OF JACANAS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR MORPHOLOGIC AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC EVOLUTION

@inproceedings{Whittingham2000MOLECULARPO,
  title={MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY OF JACANAS AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR MORPHOLOGIC AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC EVOLUTION},
  author={Linda A Whittingham and Frederick H. Sheldon and Stephen T. Emlen},
  year={2000}
}
Abstract We compared sequences of mitochondrial cytochrome-b and ND5 genes in a phylogenetic analysis of seven species of jacanas, representing all six genera and including the Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis) as an outgroup. When analyzed separately by parsimony and maximum-likelihood bootstrapping, the two genes produced consistent trees, although the ND5 tree was better resolved than the cytochrome-b tree. When combined, the data from the two genes produced a fully resolved… 
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