Molecular phylogeography and the evolution and conservation of Amazonian mammals

@article{Silva1998MolecularPA,
  title={Molecular phylogeography and the evolution and conservation of Amazonian mammals},
  author={M. N. D. Da Silva and J. Patton},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={1998},
  volume={7}
}
The phylogeographic structure of 15 genera of Amazonian marsupials and rodents is summarized based on comparative sequence of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene. The data are limited in geographical coverage, with samples widely scattered throughout Amazonia from the base of the Andes in Peru to the Guianan coast and eastern Brazil. We use this approach to define species boundaries, based minimally on the principle of reciprocal monophyly, in conjunction with morphological or other genetic… Expand
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