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Molecular phylogeny of the New World Dipsadidae (Serpentes: Colubroidea): a reappraisal

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Author(s):
Grazziotin, Felipe G. [1, 2] ; Zaher, Hussam [1] ; Murphy, Robert W. [3, 4] ; Scrocchi, Gustavo [5] ; Benavides, Marco A. [6] ; Zhang, Ya-Ping [4, 7] ; Bonatto, Sandro L. [8]
Total Authors: 7
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04218970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Estadual Paulista, Programa Pos Grad Zool, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[3] Royal Ontario Museum, Ctr Biodivers & Conservat Biol, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 - Canada
[4] Chinese Acad Sci, Kunming Inst Zool, State Key Lab Genet Resources & Evolut, Kunming 650223 - Peoples R China
[5] Fdn Miguel Lillo, Inst Herpetol, RA-4000 San Miguel De Tucuman, Tucuman - Argentina
[6] Museo Ecuatoriano Ciencias Nat, Quito - Ecuador
[7] Yunnan Univ, Lab Conservat & Utilizat Bioresources, Kunming 650091 - Peoples R China
[8] Pontificia Univ Catolica Rio Grande do Sul, Lab Biol Genom & Mol, BR-90619900 Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 8
Document type: Journal article
Source: CLADISTICS; v. 28, n. 5, p. 437-459, OCT 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 86
Abstract

We present a phylogenetic analysis of the New World dipsadids based on an expanded data matrix that includes 246 terminal taxa including 196 dipsadids. The species are sampled for eight genes (12S, 16S, cytb, nd2, nd4, bdnf, c-mos, rag2). The data are explored using two distinct optimality proceduresmaximum parsimony and maximum likelihoodand two alignment strategiesdynamic homology and static homology. Two previously unsampled dipsadid genera, Sordellina and Rhachidelus, are now included in the analysis. The definitions of the genera, Erythrolamprus, Clelia, Hypsirhynchus, Philodryas and Phimophis, and the tribes Alsophiini, Echinantherini and Conophiini, are revised. In order to maintain monophyly, the genus Umbrivaga is synonymized with Erythrolamprus, and two new genera are erected to accommodate Phimophis iglesiasi and Clelia rustica, as well as their closely related species. The West Indian genera Schwartzophis, Darlingtonia, Antillophis and Ocyophis are resurrected. (c) The Willi Hennig Society 2012. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 02/13602-4 - Evolution of the southeastern Brazilian reptile fauna from Cretaceous: paleontology, phylogeny and biogeography
Grantee:Hussam El Dine Zaher
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 11/50206-9 - Origin and evolution of snakes and their diversification in the Neotropics: a multidisciplinary approach
Grantee:Hussam El Dine Zaher
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants