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Evolutionary history of the genus Tarentola (Gekkota: Phyllodactylidae) from the Mediterranean Basin, estimated using multilocus sequence data

Catarina Rato123*, Salvador Carranza3 and David J Harris12

Author Affiliations

1 CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Campus Agrário de Vairão, 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

2 Departamento de Biologia, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal

3 Institute of Evolutionary Biology (CSIC-UPF)-Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 37-49, E-08003 Barcelona, Spain

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:14  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-14

Published: 30 January 2012

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Figure S1. Node age estimates among each mtDNA clade for the combined dataset, using the software BEAST v.1.6.1 and considering a relaxed uncorrelated lognormal clock and the Yule process of speciation as tree prior. Estimation of the used substitution rate is explained in the text.

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Table S1. Table with information regarding the locality, and sequenced genes for all specimens used in this study. The specimens coded with a star have the same mitochondrial haplotype as individual T. mauritanica_400.

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