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Genetic structure and phylogeography of platypuses revealed by mitochondrial DNA

Gongora, Jaime; Swan, Amelia B.; Chong, Amanda Y.; Ho, Simon; Damayanti, Chandramaya Siska; Kolomyjec, Stephen; Grant, Tom; Miller, Emily; Blair, David; Furlan, Elise; Gust, Nick

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The platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus is an endemic monotreme species with a wide latitudinal distribution in eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Understanding of the phylogeography within this species is very limited at present and represents a gap in the documentation of Australia's unique biodiversity. We analysed mitochondrial DNA sequences (partial control region and complete cytochrome b, including portions of flanking tRNAs) of 74 individuals from across the distribution of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/65088
Source: Journal of Zoology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00854.x

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