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Ecological partitioning and diversity in tropical planktonic foraminifera

Heidi A Seears1, Kate F Darling2 and Christopher M Wade1*

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1 School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

2 School of GeoSciences and Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012, 12:54  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-54

Published: 16 April 2012

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Table S1. A list of all planktonic and benthic foraminiferal morphospecies/genetic types included in the phylogenetic analyses, with their GenBank accession numbers.

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Figure S1. SSU rDNA sequence alignment for the foraminifera showing the 407 unambiguously aligned nucleotide sites used to reconstruct the main phylogeny in Figure 2.

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Figure S2. SSU rDNA sequence alignments for four of the most common Arabian Sea planktonic foraminiferal morphospecies, showing the unambiguously aligned nucleotide sites used to reconstruct the phylogenies in Figure 3: Globigerinella siphonifera and Globigerinella calida (668 bp), Globigerinoides ruber and Globigerinoides conglobatus (589 bp), Globigerina bulloides (669 bp), and Turborotalita quinqueloba (748 bp).

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