Updating the evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia): a new species-level supertree complete with divergence time estimates

  title={Updating the evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia): a new species-level supertree complete with divergence time estimates},
  author={Katrin Nyakatura and Olaf R. P. Bininda‐Emonds},
  journal={BMC Biology},
  pages={12 - 12}
BackgroundAlthough it has proven to be an important foundation for investigations of carnivoran ecology, biology and evolution, the complete species-level supertree for Carnivora of Bininda-Emonds et al. is showing its age. Additional, largely molecular sequence data are now available for many species and the advancement of computer technology means that many of the limitations of the original analysis can now be avoided. We therefore sought to provide an updated estimate of the phylogenetic… 

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