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Geographic location and phylogeny are the main determinants of the size of the geographical range in aquatic beetles

Pedro Abellán12* and Ignacio Ribera1

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF), Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta 37, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

2 Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 114, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:344  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-344

Published: 28 November 2011

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Additional file 1:

Data used in the study. Taxa included in the different studied lineages with data on geographic range properties and ecological attributes. Accession numbers of the sequences are also indicated.

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Additional file 2:

Supplementary tables. Tables S1-S3.

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Additional file 3:

Ultrametric trees for the different lineages. Numbers indicate node support: above nodes, Bayesian posterior probabilities (if above 0.5); below nodes, bootstrap support values from Maximum Likelihood analysis (if above 50%).

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