Phylogenetic position of the genus Proedromys (Arvicolinae, Rodentia): Evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA

@article{Chen2012PhylogeneticPO,
  title={Phylogenetic position of the genus Proedromys (Arvicolinae, Rodentia): Evidence from nuclear and mitochondrial DNA},
  author={Weicai Chen and Haibang Hao and Zhiyu Sun and Yang Liu and Shao-ying Liu and Bisong Yue},
  journal={Biochemical Systematics and Ecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={42},
  pages={59-68}
}
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