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Sister group

Known as: Sister taxa, Sister clades, Sister lineage 
A sister group or sister taxon is a systematic term from cladistics denoting the closest relatives of a given unit in a phylogenetic tree. The… 
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Este trabalho apresenta uma analise filogenetica molecular das serpentes avancadas (Caenophidia), realizada com base na analise… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Abstract The cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene plays a pivotal role in a global effort to document biodiversity and… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
  • J. Bergsten
  • Cladistics : the international journal of the…
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 55273819
The history of long‐branch attraction, and in particular methods suggested to detect and avoid the artifact to date, is reviewed… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract Aim  To examine how the genetic diversity of selected taxa of forest‐dwelling small mammals is distributed between and… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
▪ Abstract Mimicry and warning color are highly paradoxical adaptations. Color patterns in both Mullerian and Batesian mimicry… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Why do some avian families contain so many more species than other families? We use comparisons between sister taxa to test… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Combining phylogeographic data from mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) of Nearctic and Palearctic freshwater and anadromous fishes, we… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Sister species separated by the Isthmus of Panama have been widely used to estimate rates of molecular evolution. These estimates… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
We discuss and clarify several aspects of applying Felsenstein's (1985, Am. Nat. 125: 1n15) procedures to test for correlated…