Interordinal Relationships of Birds and Other Reptiles Based on Whole Mitochondrial Genomes

Several different groups of birds have been proposed as being the oldest or earliest diverging extant lineage within the avian phylogenetic tree, particularly ratites (Struthioniformes), waterfowl (Anseriformes), and shorebirds (Charadriiformes). Difficulty in resolving this issue stems from several...

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Published in:Systematic biology : journal of the Society of Systematic Biologists, Vol. 48, No. 1 (1999), p. 138-152
Main Author: Mindell, David P.
Other Involved Persons: Sorenson, Michael D. ; Dimcheff, Derek E. ; Hasegawa, Masami ; Ast, Jennifer C. ; Yuri, Tamaki
Format: electronic Article
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 1999 Society of Systematic Biologists
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