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A supermatrix analysis of genomic, morphological, and paleontological data from crown Cetacea

Jonathan H Geisler1*, Michael R McGowen23, Guang Yang4 and John Gatesy2

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Anatomy, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute of Technology, Northern Boulevard, Old Westbury, NY,11568, USA

2 Department of Biology, Spieth Hall, University of California, Riverside, CA, 92521, US

3 Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 540 E. Canfield St., Detroit, MI, 48201, USA

4 Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046, China

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:112  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-112

Published: 25 April 2011

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Supplementary Figures. Includes supplementary figs. 1, 2, and 3, which depict parsimony, implied weighting, and Bayesian trees for the morphological partition.

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Supplementary Tables. Includes supplementary tables 1, 2, 3, and 4. These tables list sources of DNA and tissue samples, ages of all OTUs, results of analyses that measure the stratigraphic fits of the phylogenetic hypotheses we obtained, and details on some suboptimal trees.

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Morphological Character List and Observations. Includes the list of 304 morphological characters, specimen examined and references consulted for the coding those characters, and comments on individual character codings.

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