Mitochondrial DNA variation in Eisenia n. nordenskioldi (Lumbricidae) in Europe and Southern Urals

@article{Shekhovtsov2016MitochondrialDV,
  title={Mitochondrial DNA variation in Eisenia n. nordenskioldi (Lumbricidae) in Europe and Southern Urals},
  author={Sergei V. Shekhovtsov and E. V. Golovanova and S. E. Peltek},
  journal={Mitochondrial DNA Part A},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={4643 - 4645}
}
Abstract There are many peregrine European earthworm species that are found in Siberia. In contrast, it is generally considered that the only Siberian species, E. n. nordenskioldi, was capable to disperse in the reverse direction, from Siberia into Europe. We studied genetic diversity of E. n. nordenskioldi in Southern Urals and Eastern Europe using the mitochondrial cox1 gene. We found that E. n. nordenskioldi from that region represents a new genetic lineage distinct from the previously known… Expand

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