The origin and divergence of the three living orders of amphibians (Anura, Caudata, Gymnophiona) and their main lineages are one of the most hotly debated topics in vertebrate evolution. Here, we present a robust molecular phylogeny based on the nuclear RAG1 gene as wel... View more
1. Departamento de Biodiversidad y Biologı´a Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientı´ficas, Jose´ Gutie´rrez Abascal, 2, E-28006 Madrid, Spain;
2. Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam, Mauritskade 61, 1092 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands;
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