Conrad A Matthee

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stellenbosch
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. pmc Suprafamilial relationships among Rodentia and the phylogenetic effect of removing fast-evolving nucleotides in mitochondrial, exon and intron fragments
    Claudine Montgelard
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution de Montpellier UMR 5554, Universite de Montpellier II, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:321. 2008
  2. pmc Signatures of seaway closures and founder dispersal in the phylogeny of a circumglobally distributed seahorse lineage
    Peter R Teske
    Molecular Ecology and Systematics Group, Botany Department, Rhodes University, 6140 Grahamstown, South Africa
    BMC Evol Biol 7:138. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Indel evolution of mammalian introns and the utility of non-coding nuclear markers in eutherian phylogenetics
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:827-37. 2007
  4. pmc A phylogenetic review of the African leaf chameleons: genus Rhampholeon (Chamaeleonidae): the role of vicariance and climate change in speciation
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1967-75. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A molecular supermatrix of the rabbits and hares (Leporidae) allows for the identification of five intercontinental exchanges during the Miocene
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, 7602, South Africa
    Syst Biol 53:433-47. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Utility of nuclear DNA intron markers at lower taxonomic levels: phylogenetic resolution among nine Tragelaphus spp
    Sandi Willows-Munro
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:624-36. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics and historical biogeography of Rhinolophus bats
    Samantha Stoffberg
    Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:1-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of taxonomic differentiation in an apparently widespread freshwater isopod morphotype (Phreatoicidea: Mesamphisopidae: Mesamphisopus) from South Africa
    Gavin Gouws
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:289-305. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetics of the southern African dwarf chameleons, Bradypodion (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae)
    Krystal A Tolley
    Molecular Zoology Laboratory, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:354-65. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Remarkably low mtDNA control region diversity in an abundant demersal fish
    Sophie von der Heyden
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:1183-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Suprafamilial relationships among Rodentia and the phylogenetic effect of removing fast-evolving nucleotides in mitochondrial, exon and intron fragments
    Claudine Montgelard
    Institut des Sciences de l Evolution de Montpellier UMR 5554, Universite de Montpellier II, Place Eugene Bataillon, 34095 Montpellier Cedex, France
    BMC Evol Biol 8:321. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Signatures of seaway closures and founder dispersal in the phylogeny of a circumglobally distributed seahorse lineage
    Peter R Teske
    Molecular Ecology and Systematics Group, Botany Department, Rhodes University, 6140 Grahamstown, South Africa
    BMC Evol Biol 7:138. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Indel evolution of mammalian introns and the utility of non-coding nuclear markers in eutherian phylogenetics
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:827-37. 2007
    ....
  4. pmc A phylogenetic review of the African leaf chameleons: genus Rhampholeon (Chamaeleonidae): the role of vicariance and climate change in speciation
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, South Africa
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1967-75. 2004
    ..20 Myr ago. Subsequent speciation among taxa was probably the result of gradual desiccation of forests between 20 and 5 Myr ago...
  5. ncbi request reprint A molecular supermatrix of the rabbits and hares (Leporidae) allows for the identification of five intercontinental exchanges during the Miocene
    Conrad A Matthee
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, 7602, South Africa
    Syst Biol 53:433-47. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Utility of nuclear DNA intron markers at lower taxonomic levels: phylogenetic resolution among nine Tragelaphus spp
    Sandi Willows-Munro
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:624-36. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Molecular phylogenetics and historical biogeography of Rhinolophus bats
    Samantha Stoffberg
    Department of Zoology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 54:1-9. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Lack of taxonomic differentiation in an apparently widespread freshwater isopod morphotype (Phreatoicidea: Mesamphisopidae: Mesamphisopus) from South Africa
    Gavin Gouws
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 37:289-305. 2005
    ..This disparity and the mosaic pattern of differentiation may be driven by stochastic population crashes and genetic bottlenecks (caused by seasonal habitat fluctuations), coupled with genetic drift...
  9. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetics of the southern African dwarf chameleons, Bradypodion (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae)
    Krystal A Tolley
    Molecular Zoology Laboratory, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:354-65. 2004
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Remarkably low mtDNA control region diversity in an abundant demersal fish
    Sophie von der Heyden
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:1183-8. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA analyses of the Cape hakes reveal an expanding, panmictic population for Merluccius capensis and population structuring for mature fish in Merluccius paradoxus
    Sophie von der Heyden
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland, Stellenbosch 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 42:517-27. 2007
    ..Our study highlights the utility of genetic markers to unravel the evolutionary history of sympatric species, as well as addressing management issues within regions where commercially valuable fish stocks are shared between nations...
  12. pmc Correlated genetic and ecological diversification in a widespread southern African horseshoe bat
    Samantha Stoffberg
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, Republic of South Africa
    PLoS ONE 7:e31946. 2012
    ..Based on molecular clock calibrations, it is evident that climatic cycling and related vegetation changes during the Quaternary may have facilitated diversification both genetically and ecologically...
  13. ncbi request reprint Biogeographic patterns and phylogeography of dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion) in an African biodiversity hotspot
    Krystal A Tolley
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Ecol 15:781-93. 2006
    ..This suggests that the origins of many present-day lineages were founded in the Plio-Pleistocene, a time period that corresponds to the reduction of forests in the region and the establishment of the fynbos biome...
  14. doi request reprint Biogeography and host-related factors trump parasite life history: limited congruence among the genetic structures of specific ectoparasitic lice and their rodent hosts
    Nina du Toit
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland, 7602, South Africa
    Mol Ecol 22:5185-204. 2013
    ..It is thus evident that the association between P. arvicanthis and Rhabdomys has been shaped by the synergistic effects of parasite traits, host-related factors and biogeography over evolutionary time. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary history of seahorses (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus): molecular data suggest a West Pacific origin and two invasions of the Atlantic Ocean
    Peter R Teske
    Zoology Department, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 30:273-86. 2004
    ..The phylogeny obtained herein suggests at least two independent colonization events of the Atlantic Ocean, once before the closure of the Tethyan seaway, and once afterwards...
  16. doi request reprint The sympatric occurrence of two genetically divergent lineages of sucking louse, Polyplax arvicanthis (Phthiraptera: Anoplura), on the four-striped mouse genus, Rhabdomys (Rodentia: Muridae)
    Nina du Toit
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa
    Parasitology 140:604-16. 2013
    ..The co-occurrence of these genetically distinct lineages probably resulted from parasite duplication via host-associated allopatric divergence and subsequent reciprocal range expansions of the 2 parasite taxa throughout southern Africa...
  17. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships of the southern African freshwater crab fauna (Decapoda: Potamonautidae: Potamonautes) derived from multiple data sets reveal biogeographic patterning
    Savel R Daniels
    Zoology Department, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, 7602, Matieland, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:511-23. 2002
    ..The combined analyses reflected clear biogeographic patterning for these river crabs. In addition, there was a clear correlation between genetic distance values and the ability of sympatric species to hybridize...
  18. ncbi request reprint Nuclear and mtDNA-based phylogeny of southern African sand lizards, Pedioplanis (Sauria: Lacertidae)
    Jane S Makokha
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 44:622-33. 2007
    ..This probably led to habitat changes associated with climate and, in conjunction with physical barriers (Great Escarpment), contributed towards speciation within the genus Pedioplanis...
  19. doi request reprint Biome specificity of distinct genetic lineages within the four-striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio (Rodentia: Muridae) from southern Africa with implications for taxonomy
    Nina du Toit
    Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 65:75-86. 2012
    ..Marked genetic divergence at the mitochondrial DNA level, coupled with strong nuclear and mtDNA signals of non-monophyly of R. pumilio, support the notion that a taxonomic revision of the genus is needed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny of the spiny lobster genus Palinurus (Decapoda: Palinuridae) with hypotheses on speciation in the NE Atlantic/Mediterranean and SW Indian Ocean
    Johan C Groeneveld
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 45:102-10. 2007
    ....
  21. pmc The influence of interspecific competition and host preference on the phylogeography of two African ixodid tick species
    Nídia Cangi
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa
    PLoS ONE 8:e76930. 2013
    ..Documented interspecific competition between the juvenile stages of H. rufipes and H. truncatum is implicated as a contributing factor towards disrupting gene flow between the two southern African H. rufipes genetic assemblages. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint A nuclear DNA phylogenetic perspective on the evolution of echolocation and historical biogeography of extant bats (chiroptera)
    Geeta N Eick
    Department of Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1869-86. 2005
    ..Africa was reconstructed as the center of origin of modern-day bat families...
  23. ncbi request reprint Population fragmentation in the southern rock agama, Agama atra: more evidence for vicariance in Southern Africa
    Conrad A Matthee
    Department of Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, 7602, South Africa
    Mol Ecol 11:465-71. 2002
    ..This suggests vicariance, probably as a response to natural climatic changes during the past three million years...
  24. pmc Evidence for panmixia despite barriers to gene flow in the southern African endemic, Caffrogobius caffer (Teleostei: Gobiidae)
    Marlene Neethling
    Evolutionary Genomics Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X01, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    BMC Evol Biol 8:325. 2008
    ..caffer populations is affected by the dominant Agulhas and Benguela current systems of the southern oceans...
  25. pmc Molecular systematics of dormice (Rodentia: Gliridae) and the radiation of Graphiurus in Africa
    Claudine Montgelard
    Laboratoire de Paléontologie des Vertébrés EPHE, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, UMR 5554 CNRS, Universite Montpellier II, CC064, Place E Bataillon, 34 095 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1947-55. 2003
    ..The radiation within Graphiurus is more recent, with the colonization of Africa by this lineage estimated at ca. 8-10 Myr ago...