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The “developmental conduit” of the tribe Microtini (Rodentia, Arvicolinae): Systematic and evolutionary aspects
Golenishchev F.N., Malikov V.G.
P. 17-24
According to the recent data on molecular genetics and comparative genomics of the grey voles of the tribe Microtini it is supposed, that their Nearctic and Palearctic groups had independently originated from different lineages of the extinct genus Mimomys. Nevertheless, that tribe is considered as a natural taxon. The American narrow-skulled voles are referred to a new taxon, Vocalomys subgen. nov.

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