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Evidence of a complex phylogeographic structure in the common dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius (Rodentia, Gliridae)
Alice Mouton, Andrea Grill, Maurizio Sara, Boris Kryštufek, Ettore Randi, Giovanni Amori, Rimvydas Juškaitis, Gaetano Aloise, Alessio Mortelliti, Fabiana Panchetti, Johan Michaux, 2012, original scientific article

Abstract: This is the first mitochondrial phylogeography of the common dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius (Linnaeus, 1758), a hibernating rodent strictly protected in Europe (Habitat Directive, annex IV; Bern Convention, annex III).The 84 individuals of M. avellanarius, sampled throughout the distributional range of the species, have been sequenced at the mitochondrial DNA gene (cytochrome b, 704 base pairs). The results revealed two highly divergent lineages, with an ancient separation around 7.7 Mya and a genetic divergence of 7.7%. Lineage 1 occurs in Western Europe (France, Belgium, and Switzerland) and Italy, and lineage 2 occurs in Central-Northern Europe (Poland, Germany, Latvia, and Lithuania), on the Balkan Peninsula, and in Turkey. Furthermore, these two lineages are subdivided into five sublineages genetically isolated with a strong geographical association. Therefore, lineage 1 branches into two further sublineages (Western European and Italian), whereas lineage 2 contained three sublineages (Central-Northern European, Turkish, and Balkan). We observed low genetic diversity within the sublineages, in contrast to the significant level of genetic differentiation between them. The understanding of genetic population structure is essential for identifying units to be conserved. Therefore, these results may have important implications for M. avellanarius conservation
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Summary of found: ...been sequenced at the mitochondrial DNA gene ( cytochrome b, 704 base pairs). The results revealed...
Keywords: Rodentia, Gliridae, common dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius, conservation, cytochrome b, glacial refugia
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1430; Downloads: 84
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Mitochondrial sequences do not support the independent taxonomic position of the extinct Alpine newt subspecies Mesotriton alpestris lacusnigri
Martina Lužnik, Elena Bužan, Boris Kryštufek, 2011, original scientific article

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Summary of found: ...Mesotriton alpestris lacusnigri, phylogenetic status, amphibia, mtDNA, cytochrome b, ...
Keywords: Alpine newt, Mesotriton alpestris lacusnigri, phylogenetic status, amphibia, mtDNA, cytochrome b
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1693; Downloads: 37
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Multiple pleistocene refugia and post-glacial colonization in the European chub (Squalius cephalus) revealed by combined use of nuclear and mitochondrial markers
Mária Seifertová, Josef Bryja, Martina Vyskočilová, Natália Martínková, Andrea Šimková, 2012, original scientific article

Abstract: To analyse patterns of nuclear and mitochondrial genetic variation in the European chub, Squalius cephalus (Linnaeus, 1758), in order to understand the evolutionary history of this species and to test biogeographical hypotheses for the existence of co-distributed European freshwater fish species
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Summary of found: ...fish, European chub, Squalius cephalus, glacial refugia, Cytochrome b, microsatellites, phylogeography, population structure, Europe, ...
Keywords: freshwater fish, European chub, Squalius cephalus, glacial refugia, Cytochrome b, microsatellites, phylogeography, population structure, Europe
Published: 15.10.2013; Views: 1459; Downloads: 81
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