Phylogenomic Analyses Elucidate the Evolutionary Relationships of Bats

@article{Tsagkogeorga2013PhylogenomicAE,
  title={Phylogenomic Analyses Elucidate the Evolutionary Relationships of Bats},
  author={Georgia Tsagkogeorga and Joe Parker and Elia Stupka and James Anthony Cotton and Stephen J. Rossiter},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={2262-2267}
}
Molecular phylogenetics has rapidly established the evolutionary positions of most major mammal groups, yet analyses have repeatedly failed to agree on that of bats (order Chiroptera). Moreover, the relationship among the major bat lineages has proven equally contentious, with ongoing disagreements about whether echolocating bats are paraphyletic or a true group having profound implications for whether echolocation evolved once or possibly multiple times. By generating new bat genome data and… Expand
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