A SINE of restricted gene flow across the alpine fault: phylogeography of the New Zealand common skink (oligosoma nigriplantare polychroma)

Libby Liggins, David Chapple, Charles Daugherty, Peter Ritchie

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Abstract

New Zealand has experienced a complex climatic and geological history since the Pliocene. Thus, identifying the processes most important in having driven the evolution of New Zealand s biota has proven difficult. Here we examine the phylogeography of the New Zealand common skink (Oligosoma nigriplantare polychroma) which is distributed throughout much of New Zealand and crosses many putative biogeographical boundaries.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3668 - 3683
Number of pages16
JournalMolecular Ecology
Volume17
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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