MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS AND THE ROLE OF THE “VÁRZEA”–“TERRA-FIRME” ECOTONE IN THE DIVERSIFICATION OF XIPHORHYNCHUS WOODCREEPERS (AVES: DENDROCOLAPTIDAE)

@inproceedings{Aleixo2002MOLECULARSA,
  title={MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS AND THE ROLE OF THE “V{\'A}RZEA”–“TERRA-FIRME” ECOTONE IN THE DIVERSIFICATION OF XIPHORHYNCHUS WOODCREEPERS (AVES: DENDROCOLAPTIDAE)},
  author={Alexandre Aleixo},
  year={2002}
}
  • A. Aleixo
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Biology, Environmental Science
Abstract The phylogeny of all known Xiphorhynchus (Dendrocolaptidae) species and many of its subspecies was reconstructed to evaluate species limits in this taxonomically challenging genus and investigate the possible role played by the Amazonian “várzea” (floodplain forest)–“terra-firme” (upland forest) ecotone in its diversification. Phylogenies were inferred based on 2,430 bp of the mitochondrial DNA genes ND2, ND3, and cytochrome b. All phylogeny estimates supported the monophyly of all… 

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