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Mitochondrial DNA Variation in the Northern Flicker ( Colaptes auratus , Aves ) 1

@inproceedings{Moore1998MitochondrialDV,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA Variation in the Northern Flicker ( Colaptes auratus , Aves ) 1},
  author={W. Moore and J. H. Graham and J. Price},
  year={1998}
}
The northern flicker is a common woodpecker that inhabits open woodlands throughout North America. A narrow hybrid zone occurs along the range boundaries between the eastern yellow-shafted and western red-shafted subspecies. Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) was isolated from 20 1 flickers from 27 locales, primarily along two transects that cross the hybrid zone, one across the northern United States and one across the southern United States. Analysis of restriction-fragment patterns revealed… Expand

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