- Molecular support for Afrotheria and the polyphyly of Lipotyphla based on analyses of the growth hormone receptor geneMichael J Malia
Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, 2023 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 24:91-101. 2002..These analyses support both the polyphyly of Lipotyphla and the monophyly of Afrotheria with high bootstrap and jackknife support. In addition, the remaining lipotyphlans (known as Eulipotyphla) appear polyphyletic, as does Tenrecoidea...
- The misleading effects of composite taxa in supermatricesMichael J Malia
Department of Biological Sciences, The George Washington University, 2023 G Street NW, Room 340, Washington, DC 20052, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 27:522-7. 2003..By reanalyzing the previous work of, we show that combining taxa may yield misleading results, i.e., hypotheses of relationships that are not supported by the underlying data...