Nuclear locus divergence at the early stages of speciation in the Orchard Oriole complex


As two lineages diverge from one another, mitochondrial DNA should evolve fixed differences more rapidly than nuclear DNA due to its smaller effective population size and faster mutation rate. As a consequence, molecular systematists have focused on the criteria of reciprocal monophyly in mitochondrial DNA for delimiting species boundaries. However… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2168


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