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Pleistocene climate change promoted rapid diversification of aquatic invertebrates in Southeast Australia

Oliver Hawlitschek1*, Lars Hendrich1, Marianne Espeland2, Emmanuel FA Toussaint1, Martin J Genner3 and Michael Balke14

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1 Zoologische Staatssammlung, Münchhausenstr. 21, Munich, 81247, Germany

2 Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, USA

3 School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK

4 GeoBioCenter, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Richard-Wagner-Str. 10, Munich, 80333, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:142  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-142

Published: 9 August 2012

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Table S1. Sequences of primers used for PCR and sequencing. Forward (F) and reverse (R) primers are given. Mitochrondrial gene loci: CO1 = cytochrome C oxidase 1, CytB = cytochrome B oxidase, 16 S = 16 S ribosomal RNA. Nuclear gene loci: H3 = histone 3, H4 = histone 4, ARK = arginine kinase,18 S = 18 S ribosomal RNA. I = inosine.

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Table S2. Localities of Sternopriscus species used in Ecological Niche Modeling. Coordinates are given in decimal degrees.

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Table S3. Ecological data on all Sternopriscus species. Data from Hendrich & Watts [27,28].

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