Molecular dating and biogeography of the neritic krill Nyctiphanes

@article{DAmato2008MolecularDA,
  title={Molecular dating and biogeography of the neritic krill Nyctiphanes},
  author={Maria Eugenia D’Amato and Gordon W Harkins and T{\'u}lio Gabriel Soares Oliveira and Peter R. Teske and Mark J. Gibbons},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={155},
  pages={243-247}
}
The genus Nyctiphanes (Malacostraca, Euphausiacea) comprises four neritic species that display antitropical geographic distribution in the Pacific (N. simplex and N. australis) and Atlantic (N. couchii and N. capensis) Oceans. We studied the origin of this distribution applying methods for phylogenetic reconstruction and molecular dating of nodes using a Bayesian MCMC analysis and the DNA sequence information contained in mtDNA 16S rDNA and cytochrome oxidase (COI). We tested hypotheses of… 

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