Journal article

Speciation in Indo-Pacific swiftlets (Aves: Apodidae): integrating molecular and phenotypic data for a new provisional taxonomy of the Collocalia esculenta complex

Frank E Rheindt, Les Christidis, Janette A Norman, James A Eaton, Keren R Sadanandan, Richard Schodde

Zootaxa | MAGNOLIA PRESS | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Ministry of Education (Republic of Singapore) Tier I grant


Funding Acknowledgements

FER acknowledges a Ministry of Education (Republic of Singapore) Tier I grant WBS R-154-000-658-112. LC and JAN acknowledge funding from Parks Australia Northern Branch for DNA analysis. RS acknowledges several Collections Grants from the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) for work on its whole specimen collections. RS and JAE thank the curatorial officers of the following institutions for making their specimens available for study: AMNH, Australian Museum (AMS), Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC), Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH), Museum of Natural Science at Louisiana State University (LSUMNS), Museum Victoria (NMVM), Natural History Museum at University of Kansas (KUNHM), Natural History Museum (BMNH), Naturalis Biodiversity Center (NBC), Lee Kong Chian Museum of Natural History at National University of Singapore (LKCNHM) and Western Australian Museum (WAM). Walter Bock assisted RS in his work at the AMNH and Arjan Brenkman helped JAE during his visit to the NBC. Pamela Rasmussen deserves warm thanks for ample input on the text that helped improve the manuscript. We also acknowledge the helpful feedback by two anonymous reviewers.