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Phylogeography and postglacial expansion of the endangered semi-aquatic mammal Galemys pyrenaicus

Javier Igea12, Pere Aymerich3, Angel Fernández-González4, Jorge González-Esteban5, Asunción Gómez6, Rocío Alonso1, Joaquim Gosálbez3 and Jose Castresana1*

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1 Institut de Biologia Evolutiva (CSIC-UPF), Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta 37, Barcelona 08003, Spain

2 Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK

3 Departament de Biologia Animal, Universitat de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal

4 Biosfera Consultoría Medioambiental S.L, Calle Candamo 5, Oviedo 33012, Spain

5 Desma Estudios Ambientales S.L, Ukulu 11, Sunbilla, Navarra 31791, Spain

6 Tragsatec, Área de Biodiversidad, Calle Julián Camarillo 6, Madrid 28037, Spain

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:115  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-115

Published: 6 June 2013

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Supporting tables and figures. Table S1. Specimens used in this study. Table S2. Primers used for the amplification of three overlapping fragments of the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene and a D-loop fragment. Table S3. Nuclear markers and primers used in this study. Table S4. GenBank accession numbers. Table S5. Calibration constraints (in Myr) used as priors in the BEAST analysis of Laurasiatherian mammals. Figure S1. Contour plot of genetic diversity (π) of Galemys pyrenaicus in which samples of populations in secondary contact were mixed in the calculations.

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