Taxonomic Concepts in the News; Jumping Mouse; Barcoding

Karl Magnacca kmagnacca at WESLEYAN.EDU
Tue Feb 22 12:47:37 CST 2005


On 22 Feb 2005 at 17:19, Young.Steve at EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV wrote:
> Sounds like a good test for DNA barcoding; it would be interesting to
> see what the COI data suggest about the Preble's population.

That was one of the main arguments against maintaining it as a taxon.
All the haplotypes found in the Preble's mice were also found in the
more widespread subspecies, campestris.  IIRC the other subspecies were
more or less separate.

Karl
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