Phylogeny and biogeography of cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae)

@article{Sparks2004PhylogenyAB,
  title={Phylogeny and biogeography of cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Cichlidae)},
  author={John S. Sparks and W. Leo Smith},
  journal={Cladistics},
  year={2004},
  volume={20}
}
Family level molecular phylogenetic analyses of cichlid fishes have generally suffered from a limited number of characters and/or poor taxonomic sampling across one or more major geographic assemblage, and therefore have not provided a robust test of early intrafamilial diversification. [] Key Result Representatives of major cichlid lineages across all geographic assemblages are included, as well as nearly twice the number of characters as any prior family-level study.

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