The dilemma of similar boas

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Scientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the University of Puerto Rico and the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources used genetics to discover that the Mona Island boa and the Virgin Islands boa are different species and not subspecies of the same.


The paper detailing this research was published in “Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution” 88, 144–153 en abril del 2015.

The original version of this article is in Spanish.


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