Python phylogenetics : inference from morphology and mitochondrial DNA

@inproceedings{Rawlings2008PythonP,
  title={Python phylogenetics : inference from morphology and mitochondrial DNA},
  author={Lesley H Rawlings and Daniel L Rabosky and Stephen C. Donnellan and Mark N. Hutchinson},
  year={2008}
}
We used nucleotide sequences from four mitochondrial genes and structural features of the mitochondrial control region, combined with a revised, previously published, morphological data set to infer phylogenetic relationships among the pythons. We aimed to determine which of two competing hypotheses of relationships of the genera Aspidites and Python best explains the evolutionary and bioegeographical history of the family. All analyses of the combined data recover a set of relationships in… CONTINUE READING

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