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Timing and tempo of primate speciation

Curnoe, Darren; Thorne, Alan; Coate, J.A.

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Published molecular clocks for primates are used to estimate typical divergence times for phylogroups (1.6 Ma), species (3.3 Ma), sister species (2.7 Ma), genera (8.9 Ma) and sister genera (8.6 Ma). Significant median differences exist between major groups (infraorders and superfamilies) for various divergence times. These data are employed to estimate typical maximum duration of speciation. Typical primate values (1.1 Ma) suggest this process to be faster than is characteristic of many...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17618
Source: Journal of Evolutionary Biology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2005.00989.x

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