Phylogenetics of advanced snakes (Caenophidia) based on four mitochondrial genes.

@article{Kelly2003PhylogeneticsOA,
  title={Phylogenetics of advanced snakes (Caenophidia) based on four mitochondrial genes.},
  author={Christopher M. R. Kelly and Nigel P. Barker and Martin H. Villet},
  journal={Systematic biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={
          439-59
        }
}
Phylogenetic relationships among advanced snakes (Acrochordus + Colubroidea = Caenophidia) and the position of the genus Acrochordus relative to colubroid taxa are contentious. These concerns were investigated by phylogenetic analysis of fragments from four mitochondrial genes representing 62 caenophidian genera and 5 noncaenophidian taxa. Four methods of phylogeny reconstruction were applied: matrix representation with parsimony (MRP) supertree consensus, maximum parsimony, maximum likelihood… 

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