Systematics of Zoothera thrushes, and a synthesis of true thrush molecular systematic relationships.

@article{Voelker2008SystematicsOZ,
  title={Systematics of Zoothera thrushes, and a synthesis of true thrush molecular systematic relationships.},
  author={Gary Voelker and John Klicka},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          377-81
        }
}
  • G. Voelker, J. Klicka
  • Published 1 October 2008
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
The true thrushes (Turdinae; Sibley and Monroe, 1990) are a speciose lineage of songbirds, with a near-cosmopolitan distribution. Following the systematic placement of true thrushes as a close relative of Old World flycatchers and chats (Muscicapinae) by the DNA–DNA hybridization work of Sibley and Ahlquist (1990), a number of molecular systematic studies have focused on various aspects of true thrush relationships. These studies have included phylogenetic assessments of genera membership in… 
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