Journal article

Divergent lineages in a semi-arid mallee species, Eucalyptus behriana, correspond to a major geographic break in southeastern Australia

Patrick S Fahey, Rachael M Fowler, Todd GB McLay, Frank Udovicic, David J Cantrill, Michael J Bayly

ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

Aim: To infer relationships between populations of the semi-arid, mallee eucalypt, Eucalyptus behriana, to build hypotheses regarding evolution of major disjunctions in the species' distribution and to expand understanding of the biogeographical history of southeastern Australia. Location: Southeastern Australia. Taxon: Eucalyptus behriana (Myrtaceae, Angiospermae). Methods: We developed a large dataset of anonymous genomic loci for 97 samples from 11 populations of E. behriana using double digest restriction site-associated DNA sequencing (ddRAD-seq), to determine genetic relationships between the populations. These relationships, along with species distribution models, were used to constru..

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