Journal article

Genetic introgression, incomplete lineage sorting and faulty taxonomy create multiple cases of polyphyly in a montane clade of tyrant-flycatchers (Elaenia, Tyrannidae)

Frank E Rheindt, Les Christidis, Janette A Norman

Zoologica Scripta: an international journal of systematic zoology | WILEY | Published : 2009

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the following people at the following institutions for the provision of tissue samples: Donna Dittmann, Van Remsen and Robb Brum field (Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Sciences, Baton Rouge, Louisiana), Nate Rice and Leo Joseph (Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Mark Robbins and A. Townsend Peterson (University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Lawrence, Kansas), David Willard and Shannon Hackett (The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois), Paul Sweet (American Museum of Natural History, New York), Christopher Huddleston (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. C.) and Jon Fjeldsa (Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen). This work was undertaken at the Population and Evolutionary Genetics Unit, Museum Victoria, which was established with the generous support of the Ian Potter Foundation and Amersham Biosciences (now GE Healthcare). The first author was supported by the following grants: Joseph Grinnell Student Research Award 2004 awarded by the Cooper Ornithological Society; Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research 2004; Systematics Research Fund 2006 awarded by the Linnean Society; Museum Victoria 1854 Student Scholarship and University of Melbourne IPRS/MIRS Scholarships.