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Open Access Research article

Repeated adaptive divergence of microhabitat specialization in avian feather lice

Kevin P Johnson1*, Scott M Shreve2 and Vincent S Smith3

Author Affiliations

1 Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA

2 Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA

3 The Natural History Museum, London, UK

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BMC Biology 2012, 10:52  doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-52

Published: 20 June 2012

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Additional file 1:

Morphological data matrix. This file contains the morphological data matrix for 138 adult and nymphal discrete morphological characters coded in this study. Character codings for genera not included in the phylogenetic analyses are also included for completeness.

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Additional file 2:

Morphological character definitions. This file contains descriptions of the morphological characters and character state definitions coded in this study.

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Additional file 3:

GenBank accession numbers. This file contains GenBank accession numbers for the sequences used in this study.

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