Data from 'Streicher et al. - Microhylid UCEs'

Narrow-mouthed frogs (Anura: Microhylidae) are globally distributed and molecular data suggest the rapid evolution of multiple subfamilies shortly after their origin. Despite recent progress, several subfamilial relationships remain unexplored using phylogenomic data. We analysed 1,796 nuclear ultraconserved elements, a total matrix of 400,664 nucleotides, from representatives of most microhylid subfamilies. Summary method species tree and maximum likelihood analyses unambiguously supported Hoplophryninae, as the earliest diverging microhylid and Chaperininae as a junior synonym of Microhylinae. Given the emerging consensus that subfamilies from mainland Africa diverged early, microhylids have likely occupied the continent for more than 66 million years.

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Jeffrey W. Streicher, Simon P. Loader, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo, Paola Montoya, Rafael O. de Sá (2019). Dataset: Data from 'Streicher et al. - Microhylid UCEs'. Natural History Museum Data Portal (data.nhm.ac.uk). https://doi.org/10.5519/0078454

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Author(s) Jeffrey W. Streicher, Simon P. Loader, Andrea Varela-Jaramillo, Paola Montoya, Rafael O. de Sá
Dataset category Research
Last updated September 10, 2019
Last resource update September 10, 2019 (Astral-III_input_trees)
Created September 9, 2019
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