The biogeography of introgression in the critically endangered African monkey Rungwecebus kipunji.

@article{Roberts2010TheBO,
  title={The biogeography of introgression in the critically endangered African monkey Rungwecebus kipunji.},
  author={Trina E. Roberts and Tim R. B. Davenport and Kyndall B.P. Hildebrandt and Trevor A. Jones and William T. Stanley and Eric J Sargis and Storrs L. Olson},
  journal={Biology letters},
  year={2010},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          233-7
        }
}
In the four years since its original description, the taxonomy of the kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji), a geographically restricted and critically endangered African monkey, has been the subject of much debate, and recent research suggesting that the first voucher specimen of Rungwecebus has baboon mitochondrial DNA has intensified the controversy. We show that Rungwecebus from a second region of Tanzania has a distinct mitochondrial haplotype that is basal to a clade containing all Papio species… CONTINUE READING

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