The spider tree of life: phylogeny of Araneae based on target‐gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling

  title={The spider tree of life: phylogeny of Araneae based on target‐gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling},
  author={Ward C. Wheeler and Jonathan A. Coddington and Louise M. Crowley and Dimitar Dimitrov and Pablo A. Goloboff and Charles E. Griswold and Gustavo Hormiga and Lorenzo Prendini and Mart{\'i}n J. Ram{\'i}rez and Petra Sierwald and Lina M. Almeida-Silva and Fernando {\'A}lvarez-Padilla and Miquel A. Arnedo and Ligia R. Benavides Silva and Suresh P. Benjamin and Jason E. Bond and Cristian J. Grismado and Emile J Hasan and Marshal Hedin and Matias Izquierdo and Facundo M. Labarque and Joel Ledford and Lara Lopardo and Wayne P. Maddison and Jeremy A. Miller and Luis Norberto Piacentini and Norman I. Platnick and Daniele Polotow and Diana Silva‐D{\'a}vila and Nikolaj Scharff and Tam{\'a}s Szűts and Darrell Ubick and Cor J. Vink and Hannah M. Wood and Junxia Zhang},
We present a phylogenetic analysis of spiders using a dataset of 932 spider species, representing 115 families (only the family Synaphridae is unrepresented), 700 known genera, and additional representatives of 26 unidentified or undescribed genera. Eleven genera of the orders Amblypygi, Palpigradi, Schizomida and Uropygi are included as outgroups. The dataset includes six markers from the mitochondrial (12S, 16S, COI) and nuclear (histone H3, 18S, 28S) genomes, and was analysed by multiple… 

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    Cladistics : the international journal of the Willi Hennig Society
  • 2007
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