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Inferring Phylogeny and Introgression using RADseq Data: An Example from the Flowering Plants (Pedicularis: Orobanchaceae)

Eaton, D. A., & Ree, R. H. (2013). Inferring phylogeny and introgression using RADseq data: an example from flowering plants (Pedicularis: Orobanchaceae). Systematic Biology, 62(5), 689-706. In this paper Eaton and Ree explore the use of RADseq data in inferring the phylogeny … Continue reading

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Introgression and Phenotypic Assimilation in Zimmerius Flycatchers (Tyrannidae): Population Genetic and Phylogenetic Inferences from Genome-Wide SNPs

Rheindt, F. E., Fujita, M. K., Wilton, P. R., and S. V. Edwards. (2014).  Introgression and Phenotypic Assimilation in Zimmerius Flycatchers (Tyrannidae): Population Genetic and Phylogenetic Inferences from Genome-Wide SNPs.  Systematic Biology doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syt070. This 19-page paper investigates the relationship … Continue reading

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Multilocus Species Delimitation in a Complex of Morphologically Conserved Trapdoor Spiders (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus)

Satler, Jordan D., Carstens, Brian C., and Marshal Hedin. 2013. Multilocus species delimitation in a complex of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). Systematic Biology 62:805-813. This paper sets out to delimit species within the Aliatypus thompsonii (sensu lato) … Continue reading

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An empirical comparison of character-based and coalescent-based approaches to species delimitation in a young avian complex

Bailey D McKay, Herman L Mays Jr, Yuchun Wu, Hui Li, Cheng-Te Yao, Isao Nishiumi, and Fasheng Zou. 2013. An empirical comparison of character-based and coalescent-based approaches to species delimitation in a young avian complex. Molecular Ecology 22: 4943-4957. This study … Continue reading

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RADseq Underestimates Diversity and Introduces Genealogical Biases Due to Nonrandom Haplotype Sampling

Arnold, B, R.B. Corbett-Detig, D. Hartl, and K Bomblies. 2013. RADseq underestimates diversity and introduces genealogical biases due to nonrandom haplotype sampling. Molecular Ecology 22:3179-3190. Researchers are collecting RADseq dataset to answer an array of difficult population genetic questions in … Continue reading

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