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Phylogenetic relationships within the speciose family Characidae (Teleostei: Ostariophysi: Characiformes) based on multilocus analysis and extensive ingroup sampling

Claudio Oliveira1*, Gleisy S Avelino1, Kelly T Abe1, Tatiane C Mariguela1, Ricardo C Benine1, Guillermo Ortí2, Richard P Vari3 and Ricardo M Corrêa e Castro4

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1 Dept. Morfologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

2 Dept. Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, USA

3 Dept. Vertebrate Zoology, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, USA

4 Laboratório de Ictiologia de Ribeirão Preto (LIRP), Dept. Biologia, FFCLRP, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:275  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-275

Published: 26 September 2011

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Specimens used in the phylogenetic analysis.

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Sequences of primers used in present study.

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Species analyzed, collection number, specimen number, and GenBank accession numbers.

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