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An expanded phylogeny of social amoebas (Dictyostelia) shows increasing diversity and new morphological patterns

Maria Romeralo1*, James C Cavender2, John C Landolt3, Steven L Stephenson4 and Sandra L Baldauf1

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1 Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Norbyvägen 18D, University of Uppsala, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden

2 Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701, USA

3 Department of Biology, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV 25443, USA

4 Department of Biological Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:84  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-84

Published: 31 March 2011

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Information about the new species and isolates included in this phylogeny. Morphological traits, geographical origins, GeneBank acession numbers and references for new species and isolates included in this phylogeny [39-43].

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