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Codivergence and multiple host species use by fig wasp populations of the Ficus pollination mutualism

Michael J McLeish1* and Simon van Noort23

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Botany and Zoology, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa

2 Natural History Department, Iziko South African Museum, PO Box 61, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa

3 Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Rondebosch, 7701, South Africa

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:1  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-1

Published: 3 January 2012

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Bayesian (A) and parsimony bootstrap (B) consensus fig wasp phylogenies generated from EF-1α, COI, and Cytb sequence data.

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Additional file 2:

Bayesian (A) and parsimony bootstrap (B) consensus Ficus species phylogenies generated from ETS and ITS sequence data.

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A log-lineages through time plot derived from the COI marker with grey vertical line indicating the threshold at where species diversification shifts to coalescent processes.

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Groups determined by statistical parsimony and GMYC tests for population-level entities where there was more than one in the group.

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Collection details of fig wasp specimens.

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GenBank Accession Numbers Ficus species.

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