Phylogenetic origin of the endemic pigeons from Madeira (Columba trocaz) and Azores Islands (Columba palumbus azorica)

@article{Dourado2013PhylogeneticOO,
  title={Phylogenetic origin of the endemic pigeons from Madeira (Columba trocaz) and Azores Islands (Columba palumbus azorica)},
  author={Catarina G. Dourado and Margarida Alexandra Duarte and Ana Rita Grosso and Cristiane Bastos-Silveira and Patricia Marrero and Paulo Oliveira and Oct{\'a}vio S. Paulo and Deod{\'a}lia Dias},
  journal={Journal of Ornithology},
  year={2013},
  volume={155},
  pages={71 - 82}
}
This study addresses for the first time the issue of pigeon (genus Columba) phylogeny within the archipelagos of Madeira (Columba trocaz) and Azores (C. palumbus azorica), located in the singular biogeographic area of Macaronesia. The phylogeny of these endemic pigeons was inferred based on mitochondrial (cytochrome b and cytochrome c oxidase I) and nuclear (β-fibrinogen intron 7) genetic markers through multiple approaches. Despite the non-monophyletic pattern for the insular endemic species… 

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