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Rethinking the evolution of extant sub-Saharan African suids (Suidae, Artiodactyla)

Gongora, Jaime; Cuddahee, Rebecca E.; Ferreira do Nascimento, Fabricia; Palgrave, Christopher J.; Lowden, Stewart; Ho, Simon; Simond, Denbigh; Damayanti, Chandramaya Siska; White, Daniel James; Tay, Wee Tek; Randi, Ettore; Klingel, Hans

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Although African suids have been of scientific interest for over two centuries, their origin, evolution, phylogeography and phylogenetic relationships remain contentious. There has been a long-running debate concerning the evolution of pigs and hogs (Suidae), particularly regarding the phylogenetic relationships among extant Eurasian and African species of the subfamily Suinae. To investigate these issues, we analysed the mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of extant genera of Suidae from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70017
Source: Zoologica Scripta
DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2011.00480.x

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