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Deep divergences and extensive phylogeographic structure in a clade of lowland tropical salamanders

Sean M Rovito12, Gabriela Parra-Olea2*, Carlos R Vásquez-Almazán3, Roberto Luna-Reyes4 and David B Wake5

Author Affiliations

1 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720-3160, USA

2 Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, AP 70–153, Circuito Exterior, Ciudad Universitaria, CP 04310, México, D.F., México

3 Museo de Historia Natural, Escuela de Biología, Universidad de San Carlos, Calle Mariscal Cruz 1-56, Zona 10, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala

4 Coordinación Técnica de Investigación, Secretaría de Medio Ambiente e Historia Natural, Av. de los Hombres Ilustres s/n, Fraccionamiento Francisco I. Madero, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, CP 29000, Chiapas, México

5 Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and Department of Integrative Biology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720-3160, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:255  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-255

Published: 29 December 2012

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Table S2. General time reversible (GTR) distances between 16S haplotypes used in phylogenetic analyses.

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Table S3. General time reversible (GTR) distances between cytb haplotypes used in phylogenetic analyses.

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Table S4. General time reversible (GTR) distances between POMC haplotypes used in phylogenetic analyses.

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Table S1. Museum catalog numbers, locality information, geographic coordinates, and GenBank accession numbers for all tissues used in phylogenetic analyses.

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