Clarifying the systematics of an enigmatic avian lineage: What is a bombycillid?

Garth M. Spellman, Alice Cibois, Robert G. Moyle, Kevin Winker, F. Keith Barker

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1036-1040
Number of pages5
JournalMolecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2008

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Funding Information:
We thank the curators and staff of the ornithological frozen tissue collections at the American Museum of Natural History, Field Museum of Natural History, and the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History for their willingness to contribute resources to this study. The project described was also supported in part by Grant Number 2 P20 RR016479 from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NCRR or NIH.


  • Bombycillidae
  • Hylocitrea
  • Hypocolius
  • RAG-1
  • RAG-2
  • mtDNA

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