Friday, May 02, 2008

Journal of Biology | Abstract | Colugos: obscure mammals glide into the evolutionary limelight --- Substantial molecular evidence indicates that tree-shrews, colugos and primates cluster together on the mammalian phylogenetic tree. Previously, a sister-group relationship between colugos and primates seemed likely. A new study of colugo chromosomes indicates instead an affinity between colugos and tree-shrews.


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