Estimate of afrotherian interordinal phylogeny based on data from extant taxa alone. Strict consensus of results from parsimony analyses of extant taxa only with all characters unordered (1 most parsimonious tree (MPT), tree length (TL) = 18428, consistency index (CI) = 0.52, retention index (RI) = 0.39, rescaled consistency index (RCI) = 0.26) and with some multistate characters ordered and scaled (1 MPT, TL = 18068, CI = 0.52, RI = 0.39, RCI = 0.26). Intraordinal relationships are not shown, but in both trees are as in Fig. 2. Numbers above and below branches are bootstrap support values (1000 replicates) from analysis of the matrix with some multistate characters ordered and scaled (above) and with all multistate characters unordered (below).
Seiffert BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007 7:224 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-224