The fantastic jouneys of a Puerto Rican gecko

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Científicos del Departamento de Biología del RUM localizaron 113 salamanquitas de 14 especies distintas, en varios lugares de Puerto Rico, Desecheo, Mona y República Dominicana.
Scientists from the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez studied the mitochondrial DNA of Caribbean geckos to understand their evolution.

Article: Díaz-Lameiro, A. M., Oleksyk, T. K., Bird-Picó, F. J. And Martínez-Cruzado, J. C. (2013). Colonization of islands in the Mona Passage by endemic dwarf geckoes (genus Sphaerodactylus) reconstructed with mitochondrial phylogeny. Ecology and Evolution. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.770/ abstract

 

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