A multi-gene phylogeny reveals novel relationships for aberrant genera of Australo-Papuan core Corvoidea and polyphyly of the Pachycephalidae and Psophodidae (Aves: Passeriformes)
Janette A Norman, Per GP Ericson, Knud A Jonsson, Jon Fjeldsa, Les Christidis
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2009
Awarded by Swedish Research Council
We thank V. White, M. Irestedt and D. Zuccon for laboratory assistance; W.E. Bales for editorial comments; and three anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on earlier versions of the manuscript. For the loan of tissue samples we thank the Auckland Museum (New Zealand), Australian National Wildlife Collection (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia) and South Australian Museum (Australia). This research was supported by Swedish Research Council Grant No. 2007-5280 to P.G.P. Ericson.