Whole mitochondrial genomes illuminate ancient intercontinental dispersals of grey wolves (Canis lupus)

@article{Koblmller2016WholeMG,
  title={Whole mitochondrial genomes illuminate ancient intercontinental dispersals of grey wolves (Canis lupus)},
  author={Stephan Koblm{\"u}ller and S. Koblm{\"u}ller and C. Vila and Bel{\'e}n Lorente-Galdos and Marc Dabad and O. Ramirez and Tom{\`a}s Marqu{\`e}s-Bonet and R. Wayne and Jennifer A Leonard},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
  year={2016},
  volume={43},
  pages={1728-1738}
}
  • Stephan Koblmüller, S. Koblmüller, +6 authors Jennifer A Leonard
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Journal of Biogeography
  • Aim Grey wolves (Canis lupus) are widespread across the Holarctic. Here, we test the previously proposed hypothesis that extant North American wolves originate from multiple waves of colonization from Asia. We also test the hypothesis that land connections have been important in the evolutionary history of other isolated wolf populations in Japan. Location Holarctic. Methods We analyse 105 previously published and newly obtained complete mitochondrial genomes from a geographically… CONTINUE READING
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