Species limits in the Morelet’s Alligator lizard (Anguidae: Gerrhonotinae)

Species limits in the Morelet’s Alligator lizard (Anguidae: Gerrhonotinae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 120 (2018) 16–27 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev a b, Israel Solano-Zavaleta , Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 04510 Ciudad de México, Mexico Laboratorio de Herpetología, Departamento de Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 04510 Ciudad de México, Mexico ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: The widely distributed, Central American anguid lizard Mesaspis moreletii is currently recognized as a polytypic Mesaspis species with five subspecies (M. m. fulvus, M. m. moreletii, M. m. rafaeli, M. m. salvadorensis, and M. m. temporalis). Mesaspis moreletii We reevaluated the species limits within Mesaspis moreletii using DNA sequences of one mitochondrial and three Phylogeny nuclear genes. The multi-locus data set included samples of all of the subspecies of M. moreletii, the other species Species delimitation of Mesaspis in Central America (M. cuchumatanus and M. monticola), and some populations assignable to M. Species tree moreletii but of uncertain subspecific identity from Honduras and Nicaragua. We first used a tree-based method for delimiting species based on mtDNA data to identify potential evolutionary http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Elsevier

Species limits in the Morelet’s Alligator lizard (Anguidae: Gerrhonotinae)

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10.1016/j.ympev.2017.11.011
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Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 120 (2018) 16–27 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ympev a b, Israel Solano-Zavaleta , Adrián Nieto-Montes de Oca Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 04510 Ciudad de México, Mexico Laboratorio de Herpetología, Departamento de Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, C.P. 04510 Ciudad de México, Mexico ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: The widely distributed, Central American anguid lizard Mesaspis moreletii is currently recognized as a polytypic Mesaspis species with five subspecies (M. m. fulvus, M. m. moreletii, M. m. rafaeli, M. m. salvadorensis, and M. m. temporalis). Mesaspis moreletii We reevaluated the species limits within Mesaspis moreletii using DNA sequences of one mitochondrial and three Phylogeny nuclear genes. The multi-locus data set included samples of all of the subspecies of M. moreletii, the other species Species delimitation of Mesaspis in Central America (M. cuchumatanus and M. monticola), and some populations assignable to M. Species tree moreletii but of uncertain subspecific identity from Honduras and Nicaragua. We first used a tree-based method for delimiting species based on mtDNA data to identify potential evolutionary

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Molecular Phylogenetics and EvolutionElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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