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Phylogeographic divergence in the widespread delicate skink (Lampropholis delicata) corresponds to dry habitat barriers in eastern Australia

David G Chapple123*, Conrad J Hoskin45, Stephanie NJ Chapple26 and Michael B Thompson7

Author Affiliations

1 School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria 3800, Australia

2 Museum Victoria, Division of Sciences, GPO Box 666, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia

3 Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand

4 Division of Evolution, Ecology & Genetics, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia

5 School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia

6 Department of Zoology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia

7 School of Biological Sciences, University of Sydney, The Heydon-Laurence Building A08, New South Wales 2006, Australia

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:191  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-191

Published: 4 July 2011

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Additional file 1:

Complete collection locality table, with museum specimen and tissue voucher number and GenBank accession numbers.

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Additional file 2:

Clades, haplotypes, latitude and longitude for Lampropholis delicata populations sampled in the study.

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Oligonucleotide primers used in this study.

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Additional file 4:

The concatenated alignment (fasta format) for the 165 Lampropholis delicata haplotypes (ND2: 1-550, ND4: 551-1221, 12SrRNA: 1222-1929, 16SrRNA: 1930-2426).

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Divergence time estimates for the main Lampropholis delicata clades and subclades.

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