Cetacea: Cetacean phylogeny

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Description

Ultrametric phylogenetic tree for 87 of the 89 extant cetacean species

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Details

This phylogeny was constructed by Bayesian phylogenetic inference from six mitochondrial and nine nuclear genes. It was calibrated using seven paleontological age constraints and a relaxed molecular clock approach. See Steeman et al. (2009) for details.

Source

Steeman ME et al.(2009) Radiation of extant cetaceans driven by restructuring of the oceans, Syst Biol 58:573-585

References

Steeman ME et al.(2009) Radiation of extant cetaceans driven by restructuring of the oceans Syst Biol 58:573-585

Morlon, H., Parsons, T.L., Plotkin, J.B. (2011) Reconciling molecular phylogenies with the fossil record Proc Nat Acad Sci 108: 16327-16332

Condamine, F.L., Rolland, J., Morlon, H. (2013) Macroevolutionary perspectives to environmental change Eco Lett 16: 72-85

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Example output

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Phylogenetic tree with 87 tips and 86 internal nodes.

Tip labels:
	Balaena_mysticetus, Eubalaena_australis, Eubalaena_glacialis, Eubalaena_japonica, Caperea_marginata, Eschrichtius_robustus, ...

Rooted; includes branch lengths.

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