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Multi-locus phylogeny clarifies the systematics of the Australo-Papuan robins (Family Petroicidae, Passeriformes)

Loynes, kate; Joseph, Leo G; Keogh, J Scott


The Australo-Papuan family Petroicidae (Aves: Passeriformes) has been the focus of much systematic debate about its relationships with other passerine families, as well as relationships within the family. Mostly conservative morphology within the group limits the effectiveness of traditional taxonomic analyses and has contributed to ongoing systematic debate. To assess relationships within the family, we sampled 47 individuals from 26 species, representing the majority of genera and species,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2009.05.012


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