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Convergent and parallel evolution in life habit of the scallops (Bivalvia: Pectinidae)

Alvin Alejandrino1, Louise Puslednik12 and Jeanne M Serb1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 50011, USA

2 Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, 2519 Australia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:164  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-164

Published: 14 June 2011

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Additional file 1:

Genbank accession numbers. Genbank accession numbers, locality information, and specimen identification numbers given for all gene sequences in the analysis.

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Additional file 2:

Life habit assignment for material examined. Life habit assignment for all taxa used in the analysis. Life habit data were assembled through a review of the literature and supplemented with the personal observations of collectors.

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Maximum likelihood phylogram of the Pectinidae. Bootstrap support values (> 50%) above respective nodes. The Pectinidae is boxed in grey. Each hatch mark on outgroup branches indicates a reduction of branch length by 1 scale bar (0.3) length.

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