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phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae)

Harold K. Voris

phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae)

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in [Chicago] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydrophidae.,
  • Reptiles -- Evolution.,
  • Hydrophidae -- Phylogeny.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarold K. Voris.
    SeriesFieldiana : Zoology ; v. 70, no. 4, Publication - Field Museum of Natural History ; 1258, Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) ;, 1258.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL1 .F4 vol. 70, no. 4, QL666.O645 .F4 vol. 70, no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 79-169 :
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4905985M
    LC Control Number76053446

    Sea hare species within the Aplysia clade are distributed worldwide. Their phylogenetic and biogeographic relationships are, however, still poorly known. New molecular evidence is presented from a portion of the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase c subunit 1 gene (cox1) that improves our understanding of the phylogeny of the group. Here, we investigate two large colubrid snakes, the Mont-pellier snake, Malpolon monspessulanus (Hermann, ), and the Horseshoe whip-snake, H. hippocrepis (Linnaeus, ). M. monspessulanus may grow to cm and a weight of kg, and is distributed in Mediterranean hab-itats almost right around this sea, being absent only from most of Italy. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes 1st Edition. Edited by Robert D. Aldridge, David M. Sever. Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper.


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phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) by Harold K. Voris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Voris, Harold K. Phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) [Chicago]: Field Museum of Natural History, Genre/Form: book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Voris, Harold K. Phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae). [Chicago]: Field Museum of Natural History, Our robust molecular phylogeny of the hydrophiine sea snakes has revealed a number of strongly supported matrilineal clades.

The topology of the phylogenetic gene-tree corroborates the existence. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) / Related Titles. BOOK TI - A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) / Phylogeny of the sea snakes book - vno.4 (). The sea is a habitat alien to most reptiles, and the adaptation of sea snakes to a marine existence is a fascinating chapter in biology.

Sea Snakes describes the varieties and distributions of sea snakes, how they go about their daily lives underwater, what they eat 5/5(2). Highlights We infer phylogeny and divergence times of viviparous sea snakes using six molecular loci for 39 species in 15 genera.

A coalescent species tree provides support for primary clades and several phylogeny of the sea snakes book unresolved inter-specific groupings. A ‘core Hydrophis group’ is dated at ∼–3 million years old but comprises 26 sampled species and 9 highly diverse genera.

We dismantle Cited by: A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) Vol Page 79 Show More. URL for Current Page Search Inside This Book: Results For: Click/Shift+Click pages to select for download.

zoom out Zoom zoom in. Cancel Generate Review No Pages Added. Close Dialog Generate My PDF. Sea snakes, or coral reef snakes, are a subfamily of venomous elapid snakes, the Hydrophiinae, that inhabit marine environments for most or all of their phylogeny of the sea snakes book.

Most are extensively adapted to a fully aquatic life and are unable to move on land, except for the genus Laticauda, which has limited land are found in warm coastal waters from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific and are Class: Reptilia.

Full text of "A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae)" See other formats. Read "A phylogeny of the sea snakes (Hydrophiidae)" by Harold K Voris available from Rakuten Kobo. Phylogenetic relationships with laticaudine sea snakes (Elapidae) Article in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 59(3) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

To date, only two studies have estimated a species-level phylogeny of snakes [15,23], with the latter adding more independent loci to the dataset of the former. These studies featured known snake species, integrated as part of a larger phylogeny focusing on Squamata, accounting for merely 39% of the total snake diversity at the by: Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes - CRC Press Book Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity.

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes 1st Edition by Robert D. Aldridge (Editor), David M. Sever (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code phylogeny of the sea snakes book lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

5/5(1). The extant squamates (> known species of lizards and snakes) are one of the most diverse and conspicuous radiations of terrestrial vertebrates, but no studies have attempted to reconstruct a phylogeny for the group with large-scale taxon sampling.

Such an estimate is phylogeny of the sea snakes book for comparative evolutionary studies, and to address their classification. Book Sources Heatwole, H. Sea Snakes. University of New Phylogeny of the sea snakes book Wales Press, Sydney (published in the U.S.

by Krieger Publishing Company, Florida.) Molecular phylogeny of elapid snakes and a consideration of their biogeographic history. Biological Our projects on the water snakes of Southeast Asia are based at The Field Museum of. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes 1st Edition. Robert D.

Aldridge, David M. Sever Ap Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper.

The higher-level relationships of snakes are similar in most respects to previous estimates of serpent phylogeny (Burbrink and Pyron,Heise et al.,Lawson et al.,Slowinski and Lawson,Vidal and Hedges, ), including two recent multi-locus estimates (Pyron and Burbrink,Wiens et al., ). Here, we detail Cited by:   First, the aim was to provide a robust phylogeny for sea snakes to test previous phylogenetic hypotheses based on morphology, and thus provide some taxonomic stability to the group.

Second, there was interest in evaluating the hypothesis that Cited by: About this book. Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Snakes covers a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, from primordial germ cell migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death following a single reproduction) in the Aspic Viper.

Two chapters present different approaches to snake phylogenetics, one incorporating morphological characters and the other taking a. Phylogeny of snakes.

The current classification of snakes in this database is mainly based on Pyron et al. (): Here are other (older) hypotheses that have been proposed: A recent model by Lee et al. () based on combined morphological and molecular data. Clades in bold are especially robust. The yellow-bellied sea snake, as the name implies, has a distinctive bicolor pattern with a yellow underbelly and brown back, making it easily distinguishable from other sea snake -bellied sea snakes, like many other species of sea snake, are fully adapted to living their whole lives at sea: mating, eating and giving birth to live young (ovoviviparous).Family: Elapidae.

Bellairs AD. Observations on the snout of Varanus, and a comparison with that of other lizards and snakes. J Anat. Apr; 83 (Pt 2)– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Eernisse DJ, Kluge AG. Taxonomic congruence versus total evidence, and amniote phylogeny inferred from fossils, molecules, and morphology.

Mol Biol by:   The group's new findings redirect the debate on evolution towards a new underexplored evolutionary scenario.

Thus, the study adds another dimension to the investigation of snake origins. The largest group of sea snakes are the marine hydrophiines or ‘true’ sea snakes. There are ~60 species of hydrophiine sea snakes and they evolved from Australian terrestrial elapids.

Potentially rather confusingly, Australian and Melanesian terrestrial elapids also belong to the Subfamily Hydrophiinae. Snakes as a major reptile group display a variety of morphological characteristics pertaining to their diverse behaviours.

Despite abundant analyses of morphological characters, molecular studies using mitochondrial and nuclear genes are limited. As a result, the phylogeny of snakes remains controversial.

Previous studies on mitochondrial genomes of snakes have demonstrated duplication of Cited by: Sea snakes, or "coral reef snakes", are venomous elapid live in marine environments for most or all of their lives. At present, 17 genera are described as sea snakes, with 62 species.

They evolved from snakes that lived on the land. Some sea snakes still have some of the behaviour and traits of their ancestors, such as Laticauda, which can move a little on : Reptilia.

Author's personal copy The phylogeny of advanced snakes (Colubroidea), with discovery of a new subfamily and comparison of support methods for likelihood trees R.

Alexander Pyrona,b, Frank T. Burbrinkb,f, Guarino R. Collic, Adrian Nieto Montes de Ocad, Laurie J. Vitte, Caitlin A. Kuczynskia, John J. Cited by: a species-level phylogeny for snakes using the supermatrix technique.

To date, only two studies have estimated a species-level phylogeny of snakes (Pyron et al., a; Zheng and Wiens, ), with the latter adding more independent loci to the dataset of the former. These studies featured known snake species, integrated as part of a largerAuthor: Alex Figueroa.

Molecular phylogentics of Squamata: The position of snakes, amphisbaenians, and dibamids, and the root of the squamate tree. Systematic Biology, 53(5) Vidal, Nicolas and S. Blair Hedges () The phylogeny of squamate reptiles (lizards, snakes, and amphisbaenians) inferred.

This is a book about some of nature's most alluring and forbidding creatures, written by a man with an abiding passion for snakes, as well as for science, the fate of the planet, and the wonder of life.

Harry Greene presents every facet of the natural history of snakes--their diversity, evolution, and conservation--and at the same time makes a personal statement of why these animals are so 4/5(3).

Evolution Edit. Phylogeny of the snakes is poorly known because snake skeletons are typically small and fragile, making fossilization uncommon. However million-year-old specimens readily definable as snakes with lizard like skeletal structures have been uncovered in South America and Africa.

It has been agreed, on the basis of morphology, that snakes descended from lizards. infer the phylogeny for Asian coral snakes as a means of creating a phylogenetic tax-onomy for this group. A species of New World coral snake from each major clade (Slowinski, ) was included in the in-group.

We also include here a molecular phylogenetic analysis of a subset of these. Offering coverage of a wide range of topics on snake reproduction and phylogeny, this comprehensive book discusses everything from primordial germ migration in developing embryos to semelparity (death after reproduction) in the aspic viper.

Beginning with a review of the history of snake reproductive studies, it presents new findings on 5/5(1). The Colubroidea contains over 85% of all the extant species of snakes and is recognized as monophyletic based on morphological and molecular data. Using DNA sequences (cyt b, c-mos) from species we inferred the phylogeny of colubroids with special ref-erence to the largest family, the Colubridae.

Tree inference was obtained using Bayesian. Abstract The cardiovascular system of all animals is affected by gravitational pressure gradients, the intensity of which varies according to organismic features, behavior, and habitat occupied.

A previous nonphylogenetic analysis of heart position in snakes—which often assume vertical postures—found the heart located 15%–25% of total body length from the head in terrestrial and arboreal Cited by:   Needless to say, the key event in snake evolution was the gradual withering away of these reptiles' front and hind limbs.

Creationists like to claim that there are no such "transitional forms" in the fossil record, but in the case of prehistoric snakes they're dead wrong: paleontologists have identified no less than four separate genera, dating back to the Cretaceous period, that was equipped. Evolution.

Snakes are thought to have evolved from earliest snake fossils are from the Lower Cretaceous. A wide range of snakes appeared during the Paleocene period (c 66 to 56 million years ago).

Not a clade. The Squamata are definitely a monophyletic group: it is a sister group to the by their fossil record, the squamates were present in the Mesozoic, but had a Class: Reptilia.

The sea lamprey can parasitize on many marine fish species including other lampreys. Adult lampreys grow inches in length and weight from to kg. migration Adult sea lamprey may migrate hundreds of kilometers upstream to find suitable spawning habitat.

They use their specialized mouths to hold onto rocks or other objects to assist. The highly derived morphology and astounding diversity of snakes has long inspired debate regarding the ecological and evolutionary origin of both the snake total-group (Pan-Serpentes) and crown snakes (Serpentes).

Although speculation abounds on the ecology, behavior, and provenance of the earliest snakes, a rigorous, clade-wide analysis of snake origins has yet to be attempted, in part Cited by:.

Asian Herpetological Research1(1): DOI: /SP.J Pdf a Phylogeny pdf the Kukri Snakes, Genus Oligodon Marc D.

Green1, Nikolai L. Orlov2 and Robert W. Murphy1,3* 1 Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Queen’s Park Toronto ON M5S 2C6 Canada 2 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences Universitetskaya nab 1 St.

File Size: 4MB.Phylogeny, Ecology, and Heart Position in Snakes logical niches, including fully aquatic and pelagic sea snakes, arboreal species that rarely if ever come to the forest floor, snakes that glide, and completely fossorial burrowers (Greene ; Martins et al. ).

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