Phylogeny of Geophilomorpha (Chilopoda) inferred from new morphological and molecular evidence

  title={Phylogeny of Geophilomorpha (Chilopoda) inferred from new morphological and molecular evidence},
  author={Lucio Bonato and Leandro Drago and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Murienne},
To address the phylogenetic relationships of the centipede order Geophilomorpha (more than 1000 species), we have reinterpreted and expanded the knowledge on their morphological disparity, and have doubled the amount of molecular data available. We performed maximum parsimony and maximum likelihood analyses, using 195 phylogenetically informative morphological characters for 80 species, and DNA sequences of 28S, 18S, 16S rRNA and COI for up to 48 species. We found strong support for the… 

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