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Analysis of Phylogenomic Tree Space Resolves Relationships Among Marsupial Families

Duchene, D. A.; Bragg, Jason; Duchene, Sebastian; Neaves, Linda E.; Potter, Sally; Moritz, Craig; Johnson, Rebecca N.; Ho, Simon; Eldridge, Mark D.B.

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A fundamental challenge in resolving evolutionary relationships across the tree of life is to account for heterogeneity in the evolutionary signal across loci. Studies of marsupial mammals have demonstrated that this heterogeneity can be substantial, leaving considerable uncertainty in the evolutionary timescale and relationships within the group. Using simulations and a new phylogenomic data set comprising nucleotide sequences of 1550 loci from 18 of the 22 extant marsupial families, we...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/157360
Source: Systematic Biology
DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syx076

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