Phylogeography of Leiopelma hochstetteri reveals strong genetic structure and suggests new conservation priorities

@article{Fouquet2009PhylogeographyOL,
  title={Phylogeography of Leiopelma hochstetteri reveals strong genetic structure and suggests new conservation priorities},
  author={Antoine Fouquet and David M Green and Bruce Waldman and Julia H. Bowsher and Katherine P. McBride and Neil J. Gemmell},
  journal={Conservation Genetics},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={907-919}
}
Leiopelma hochstetteri belongs to a singular anuran lineage endemic to New Zealand that diverged from other frogs about 200 million years ago. The species now is reduced to a series of isolated populations in the northern half of the North Island and Great Barrier Island. We have used mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data to examine the genetic affinities of extant populations of L. hochstetteri. Phylogenetic reconstructions reveal that populations are highly structured. Each of the… CONTINUE READING
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