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Phylogenomic Analyses Support Traditional Relationships within Cnidaria

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dc.contributor.author Zapata, Felipe en
dc.contributor.author Goetz, Freya E. en
dc.contributor.author Smith, Stephen A. en
dc.contributor.author Howison, Mark en
dc.contributor.author Siebert, Stefan en
dc.contributor.author Church, Samuel H. en
dc.contributor.author Sanders, Steven M. en
dc.contributor.author Ames, Cheryl Lewis en
dc.contributor.author McFadden, Catherine S. en
dc.contributor.author France, Scott C. en
dc.contributor.author Daly, Marymegan en
dc.contributor.author Collins, Allen Gilbert en
dc.contributor.author Haddock, Steven H. D. en
dc.contributor.author Dunn, Casey W. en
dc.contributor.author Cartwright, Paulyn en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-26T12:12:10Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-26T12:12:10Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Zapata, Felipe, Goetz, Freya E., Smith, Stephen A., Howison, Mark, Siebert, Stefan, Church, Samuel H., Sanders, Steven M., Ames, Cheryl Lewis, McFadden, Catherine S., France, Scott C., Daly, Marymegan, Collins, Allen Gilbert, Haddock, Steven H. D., Dunn, Casey W., and Cartwright, Paulyn. 2015. "<a href="https%3A%2F%2Frepository.si.edu%2Fhandle%2F10088%2F27458">Phylogenomic Analyses Support Traditional Relationships within Cnidaria</a>." <em>PloS One</em>. 10 (10):<a href="https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0139068">https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0139068</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1932-6203
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/27458
dc.description.abstract Cnidaria, the sister group to Bilateria, is a highly diverse group of animals in terms of morphology, lifecycles, ecology, and development. How this diversity originated and evolved is not well understood because phylogenetic relationships among major cnidarian lineages are unclear, and recent studies present contrasting phylogenetic hypotheses. Here, we use transcriptome data from 15 newly-sequenced species in combination with 26 publicly available genomes and transcriptomes to assess phylogenetic relationships among major cnidarian lineages. Phylogenetic analyses using different partition schemes and models of molecular evolution, as well as topology tests for alternative phylogenetic relationships, support the monophyly of Medusozoa, Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Hydrozoa, and a clade consisting of Staurozoa, Cubozoa, and Scyphozoa. Support for the monophyly of Hexacorallia is weak due to the equivocal position of Ceriantharia. Taken together, these results further resolve deep cnidarian relationships, largely support traditional phylogenetic views on relationships, and provide a historical framework for studying the evolutionary processes involved in one of the most ancient animal radiations. en
dc.relation.ispartof PloS One en
dc.title Phylogenomic Analyses Support Traditional Relationships within Cnidaria en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 137578
dc.identifier.doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0139068
rft.jtitle PloS One
rft.volume 10
rft.issue 10
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Invertebrate Zoology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en


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