Phylogeography of the Large White-Bellied Rat Niviventer excelsior Suggests the Influence of Pleistocene Glaciations in the Hengduan Mountains

@inproceedings{Chen2010PhylogeographyOT,
  title={Phylogeography of the Large White-Bellied Rat Niviventer excelsior Suggests the Influence of Pleistocene Glaciations in the Hengduan Mountains},
  author={Weicai Chen and Shao-ying Liu and Yang Liu and Haibang Hao and Bo Zeng and Shun-de Chen and Hongyuan Peng and Bisong Yue and Xiuyue Zhang},
  booktitle={Zoological science},
  year={2010}
}
The Hengduan Mountains, situated in the southeastern Tibetan Plateau, have undergone dramatic geological and climatic changes over the Pleistocene epoch. Several studies have revealed that the mountains served as a refugium during the ice age. The large white-bellied rat Niviventer excelsior is a rodent endemic to the Hengduan Mountains, which makes it an appropriate species for investigating the influence of glacial movements on the genetic structure of mammals. In this study, we sequenced the… 
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