Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 121 (2018) 212–223 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev Multilocus phylogeny, divergence times, and a major role for the benthic-to- pelagic axis in the diversiﬁcation of grunts (Haemulidae) a,b, c b Jose Tavera , Arturo Acero P. , Peter C. Wainwright Departamento de Biología, Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, United States Instituto de Estudios en Ciencias del Mar, CECIMAR, Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Caribe, El Rodadero, Santa Marta, Colombia ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: We present a phylogenetic analysis with divergence time estimates, and an ecomorphological assessment of the Percomorpharia role of the benthic-to-pelagic axis of diversiﬁcation in the history of haemulid ﬁshes. Phylogenetic analyses were Fish performed on 97 grunt species based on sequence data collected from seven loci. Divergence time estimation Functional traits indicates that Haemulidae originated during the mid Eocene (54.7–42.3 Ma) but that the major lineages were Morphospace formed during the mid-Oligocene 30–25 Ma. We propose a new classiﬁcation that reﬂects the phylogenetic Macroevolution history of grunts. Overall the pattern of morphological and functional diversiﬁcation in grunts appears to be Zooplanktivore strongly linked
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution – Elsevier
Published: Apr 1, 2018
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