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Mitochondrial phylogeny of leaf monkeys (genus Presbytis , Eschscholtz, 1821) with implications for taxonomy and conservation

Meyer, Dirk; Rinaldi, Dones; Ramlee, Hatta; Perwitasari-Farajallah, Dyah; Hodges, J Keith; Roos, Christian


The langurs of the genus Presbytis inhabit tropical rainforests of Sundaland, and with more than 50 color variants grouped in up to eleven species, Presbytis is one of the most diverse Old World monkey genera. The number of taxa and their phylogenetic relationships however remain controversial. To address these issues, we analyzed a 1.8. kb long fragment of the mitochondrial genome, including the cytochrome b gene, the hypervariable region I of the D-loop and the intermediate tRNAs, from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2011.02.015


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