Phylogenies of Flying Squirrels (Pteromyinae)

@article{Thorington2004PhylogeniesOF,
  title={Phylogenies of Flying Squirrels (Pteromyinae)},
  author={Richard W. Thorington and Diane E. Pitassy and Sharon A. Jansa},
  journal={Journal of Mammalian Evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={99-135}
}
Key MethodThe phylogeny of flying squirrels was assessed, based on analyses of 80 morphological characters. Three published hypotheses were tested with constraint trees and compared with trees based on heuristic searches, all using PAUP*. Analyses were conducted on unordered data, on ordered data (Wagner), and on ordered data using Dollo parsimony. Compared with trees based on heuristic searches, the McKenna (1962) constraint trees were consistently the longest, requiring 8–11 more steps. The Mein (1970…Expand
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