Grazziotin, Felipe G.
Murphy, Robert W.
Benavides, Marco A.
Bonatto, Sandro L.
Total Authors: 7
 Univ Sao Paulo, Museu Zool, BR-04218970 Sao Paulo - Brazil
 Univ Estadual Paulista, Programa Pos Grad Zool, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
 Royal Ontario Museum, Ctr Biodivers & Conservat Biol, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6 - Canada
 Chinese Acad Sci, Kunming Inst Zool, State Key Lab Genet Resources & Evolut, Kunming 650223 - Peoples R China
 Fdn Miguel Lillo, Inst Herpetol, RA-4000 San Miguel De Tucuman, Tucuman - Argentina
 Museo Ecuatoriano Ciencias Nat, Quito - Ecuador
 Yunnan Univ, Lab Conservat & Utilizat Bioresources, Kunming 650091 - Peoples R China
 Pontificia Univ Catolica Rio Grande do Sul, Lab Biol Genom & Mol, BR-90619900 Porto Alegre, RS - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 8
Web of Science Citations:
We present a phylogenetic analysis of the New World dipsadids based on an expanded data matrix that includes 246 terminal taxa including 196 dipsadids. The species are sampled for eight genes (12S, 16S, cytb, nd2, nd4, bdnf, c-mos, rag2). The data are explored using two distinct optimality proceduresmaximum parsimony and maximum likelihoodand two alignment strategiesdynamic homology and static homology. Two previously unsampled dipsadid genera, Sordellina and Rhachidelus, are now included in the analysis. The definitions of the genera, Erythrolamprus, Clelia, Hypsirhynchus, Philodryas and Phimophis, and the tribes Alsophiini, Echinantherini and Conophiini, are revised. In order to maintain monophyly, the genus Umbrivaga is synonymized with Erythrolamprus, and two new genera are erected to accommodate Phimophis iglesiasi and Clelia rustica, as well as their closely related species. The West Indian genera Schwartzophis, Darlingtonia, Antillophis and Ocyophis are resurrected. (c) The Willi Hennig Society 2012. (AU)