Phylogeography of two European newt species — discordance between mtDNA and morphology

  title={Phylogeography of two European newt species — discordance between mtDNA and morphology},
  author={Wiesław Babik and Wojciech Branicki and Jelka Crnobrnja-Isailovi{\'c} and Dan Cogălniceanu and Istv{\'a}n Sas and Kurtuluş Olgun and Nikolai A. Poyarkov and Mario Garc{\'i}a‐Par{\'i}s and Jan W. Arntzen},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
The newts Triturus vulgaris and Triturus montandoni are sister species that exhibit contrasting levels of intraspecific morphological variation. Triturus vulgaris has a broad Eurasiatic distribution encompassing both formerly glaciated and unglaciated areas and shows substantial morphological differentiation in the southern part of its range, while T. montandoni, confined to the Carpathians, is morphologically uniform. We analysed sequence variation of two mtDNA fragments of the total length of… 

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