Revisiting the age, evolutionary history and species level diversity of the genus Hydra (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa).


The genus Hydra has long served as a model system in comparative immunology, developmental and evolutionary biology. Despite its relevance for fundamental research, Hydra's evolutionary origins and species level diversity are not well understood. Detailed previous studies using molecular techniques identified several clades within Hydra, but how these are… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.05.013


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