Search for dissertations about: "Hystricognathi"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Hystricognathi.

  1. 1. Mammalian Molecular Systematics with Emphasis on the Insectivore Order Lipotyphla

    Author : Suzette Kay Mouchaty; Biologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; rate heterogeneity; Thryonomys; Hystricognathi; Rodentia; Afrotheria; Echinops; Tenrecidae; Erinaceus; Erinaceidae; Chiroptera; Sorex; Soricidae; Talpa; Talpidae; Lipotyphla; Mammalia; mitochondrial DNA; molecular systematics; phylogeny; Genetics; cytogenetics; Genetik; cytogenetik;

    Abstract : Insectivore classification has been one of the most controversial problems in mammalian systematics. Evolutionary relationships among the six extant families, Talpidae (moles), Soricidae (shrews), Erinaceidae (hedgehogs), Tenrecidae (tenrecs), Chryosochloridae (golden moles), and Solenodontidae (solenodons), have remained uncertain based on morphological data. READ MORE