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Timing and patterns of diversification in the Neotropical bat genus Pteronotus (Mormoopidae)

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Pavan, Ana C. ; Marroig, Gabriel
Número total de Autores: 2
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution; v. 108, p. 61-69, MAR 2017.
Citações Web of Science: 14

We investigate the biogeographic processes related to the origin and current patterns of distribution of the extant species of the genus Pteronotus. This Glade of insectivorous bats is widely distributed in the Neotropical Region and has recently gone through a taxonomic update which increased more than twice its diversity. Using six molecular markers of 15 Pteronotus lineages ranging from Mexico to Central Brazil, we reconstruct a time-calibrated tree and infer molecular evolutionary rates for this bat genus. In addition, estimates of range evolution across phylogeny were obtained through statistical model testing among six different biogeographic models. The origin of the genus Pteronotus occurred approximately 16 million years ago (Ma), with initial cladogenesis events being evenly distributed across the phylogeny. Divergence between most closely related species is recent, falling in the Pleistocene period less than 2.6 Ma. Mainland lineages present congruent patterns of north versus south continent splitting while insular clades differ in their time of arrival in the Caribbean Islands. Temporal and geographic range estimates for early nodes of Pteronotus phylogeny suggest a central role of Neogene tectonic reorganizations of Central America in the group diversification process. Also, South American colonization by Pteronotus occurred early in the genus history. Founder-event speciation was an important mode of lineage splitting in Pteronotus, with two independent dispersal jumps having occurred to the Greater Antilles. Finally, Pleistocenic sea-level variation and climatic oscillations are possibly associated with divergence between sister-species and recent ages of MRCA for Pteronotus species. (C) 2017 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 11/14295-7 - Modularidade e suas consequências evolutivas
Beneficiário:Gabriel Henrique Marroig Zambonato
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Temático
Processo FAPESP: 09/54731-0 - Sistemática e história evolutiva do gênero de morcegos neotropical Pteronotus (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae)
Beneficiário:Ana Carolina D'Oliveira Pavan
Linha de fomento: Bolsas no Brasil - Doutorado