Although the main objective of this analysis is not to estimate the phylogeny
of the Caninae, I would like to comment on the implications of the topology of the resulting cladogram.
of the Monotropoideae (Ericaceae) with a note on the placement of Pyroloideae.
Phylogenetic analysis.--We used the phylogeny
of Griswold et al.
With genetic databases rapidly expanding and the growing number of genome projects, this could perhaps allow for a detailed analysis of the hamster phylogeny
, as Neumann et al.
of the polystichoid ferns in Asia based on rbcL sequences.
This information, together with the skeletal phylogeny
compiled by the Grass Phylogeny
Working Group (2001) (see Materials and Methods), was used to define an extended phylogeny
of 66 grass species with known DNA content (Fig.
Key words: Lianas, Bignoniaceae, Wood anatomy, Phylogeny
and embryology of the facial nerve and related structures.
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This tree of hierarchical relationships, known as a phylogeny
, traces a path from ancestral species at the trunk to the most recently evolved species out on the twigs.
The present contribution reanalyzed the metabolic rates [4, 5] of pelagic cephalopods as a function of, for consistency with previous studies, MDO (minimum depth of occurrence) using phylogenetic independent contrasts derived from a recent molecular phylogeny
based on morphology (often plainly adaptive) is phylogeny
based partly on homoplasy, i.e., convergent and parallel evolution.
First, if long branches are actually adjacent in the true phylogeny
, then the well-known phenomenon of long-branch attraction may reinforce the correct tree, even though the length estimate of the joining internal branch will be exaggerated (Felsenstein 1978; Penny et al.
Proponents of the existence of an immortal soul bear the burden of proof as to its provenance and prospects, its relationship to human ontogeny and phylogeny
, and how it may be bound up with other difficult-to-understand concepts such as consciousness and free will.
This phenomenon was also found in phylogeny
analyses by partial mitochondrial DNA genes and complete mitogenome (Haysa et al., 2014; Zhang et al., 2016).