Journal article

Dark offshoot: Phylogenomic data sheds light on the evolutionary history of a new species of cave brittle star

Guadalupe Bribiesca-Contreras, Tania Pineda-Enriquez, Francisco Marquez-Borras, Francisco A Solis-Marin, Heroen Verbruggen, Andrew F Hugall, Timothy D O'Hara

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2019

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

TOH, AFH and GBC (partially) received support from the Marine Biodiversity Hub, funded through the National Environmental Research Program (NERP), and administered through the Australian Government's Department of the Environment. GBC received support from the University of Melbourne (MIRS/MIFRS) and the Albert Shimmins Fund. HV was supported by the Australian Research Council (FT110100585). We are grateful to collection managers Alicia Duran (ICML) and Melanie McKenzie (MV); David Paul (MV) for assistance with photography; David Pawson (NMNH) for access to the invertebrates collection; Berenit Gonzalez (ICML) for assistance with SEM; German Yanez for assistance with cave diving.