Fossils Know It Best: Origin And Evolutionary History Of Murine Rodents
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Fossils Know It Best: Origin And Evolutionary History Of Murine Rodents

In a new study published in the journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, a team of international researchers from the Czech Republic, France, and Japan selected and used a novel set of fossil calibrations to get a better understanding of the timing of diversification and historical biogeography of rodents from the family Muridae. Muridae is the most diverse family of mammals, encompassing about 155 genera and more than 816 recognized species. Collectively, they have colonized highly distinct ecological niches, adapting to...

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