Molecular phylogeny of South‐East Asian arboreal murine rodents

  title={Molecular phylogeny of South‐East Asian arboreal murine rodents},
  author={Marie Pag{\'e}s and Pierre‐Henri Fabre and Yannick Chaval and Alessio Mortelliti and Violaine Nicolas and Konstans Wells and Johan R. Michaux and Vincent Lazzari},
  journal={Zoologica Scripta},
  pages={349 - 364}
Recent phylogenetic studies and taxonomic reviews have led to nearly complete resolution of the phylogenetic divisions within the old world rats and mice (Muridae, Murinae). The Micromys division and Pithecheir division are two notable exceptions where groupings of species into these divisions based on morphology and arboreal lifestyle have not been supported by phylogenetic evidence. Several enigmatic species from these divisions have been missing from molecular studies, preventing a rigorous… 

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