Study Detail

TitleAncient mitogenomics rewrites the evolutionary history and biogeography of sloths
Study TypeOther
Abstract Living sloths represent two distinct lineages of small-sized mammals that independently evolved arboreality from terrestrial ancestors. The six extant species are the survivors of an evolutionary radiation marked by the extinction of large terrestrial forms at the end of the Quaternary. Until now sl .. [more]
Description Living sloths represent two distinct lineages of small-sized mammals that independently evolved arboreality from terrestrial ancestors. The six extant species are the survivors of an evolutionary radiation marked by the extinction of large terrestrial forms at the end of the Quaternary. Until now sl .. [more]
Center NameINSTITUT DES SCIENCES DE L'EVOLUTION DE MONTPELLIER