Journal article

A phylogeny of the cannibal snails of southern Africa, genus Natalina sensu lato (Pulmonata: Rhytididae): Assessing concordance between morphology and molecular data

Adnan Moussalli, David G Herbert, Devi Stuart-Fox

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2009

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by South African National Research Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

We are greatly indebted to Mary Bursey (East London Museum) for her long-term and ongoing contribution to this research program. For critical comments on the manuscript with thank Andrew Hugall, Mark Norman and Tim O'Hara. For assistance in the field and provision of specimens we thank in particular Linda Davis as well as Michael Cunningham, Michelle Hamer, D-J Hodgkinson, Amanda Lane, Georgio Lombardi (Vogelgat N.R.), Victor Ndibo, Brummer Olivier (Grootbos N.R.), Krystal Tolley, Charmaine Uys, Mike Wigley and the South Africa's Hidden Species project (Earth-watch Institute). Research permits: Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (4674), Western Cape Nature (L5628759 and AAA007-00021-0035), Eastern Cape Nature Conservation, Mpumalanga Parks Board (MPV.5109/5174). This research was supported by a Claude Leon Foundation post-doctoral fellowship to A.M., and a research grant from the South African National Research Foundation (GUN 61261).