Phylogeny of the cuckoo genus Coccyzus (Aves: Cuculidae): a test of monophyly

Black-billed Cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) Science Article 1

abstract

Coccyzus comprises nine species of New World cuckoos (Aves: Cuculidae)that breed from southern Canada to central South America. The phylogeny of thisgenus was reconstructed using 2490 base pairs of the mitochondrial genes

Janice M. Hughes, Systematics and Biodiversity 4 (4): 483-488, 2006

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