Morphological Phylogeny of Pikas (Lagomorpha: Ochotona), with a Description of a New Species from the Pliocene/Pleistocene Transition of Hungary

@inproceedings{FostowiczFrelik2010MorphologicalPO,
  title={Morphological Phylogeny of Pikas (Lagomorpha: Ochotona), with a Description of a New Species from the Pliocene/Pleistocene Transition of Hungary},
  author={Łucja Fostowicz-Frelik and Grzegorz J. Frelik and Mih{\'a}ly Gasparik},
  year={2010}
}
ABSTRACT. Phylogenetic relationships among 20 species of extinct and living pikas (Ochotona) from Asia, Europe and North America were investigated by examining 38 cranial, mandibular and dental characters. Our data support phylogenetic distinction of three clades (Ochotona, Conothoa and Pika) recognized in recent molecular studies. Among the pikas of the subgenus Conothoa we found a lineage including three extinct species from Central Europe (in their number Ochotona kormosi sp. nov. from the… Expand
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