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The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids$
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David W. Macdonald and Claudio Sillero-Zubiri

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780198515562

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.001.0001

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Ancestry

Ancestry

Evolutionary history, molecular systematics, and evolutionary ecology of Canidae

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(p.39) CHAPTER 2 Ancestry
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The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids
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Xiaoming Wang

Richard H. Tedford

Blaire Van Valkenburgh

Robert K. Wayne

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0002

This chapter discusses the evolutionary history, molecular systematics, and evolutionary ecology of canids. Topics covered include the Hesperocyoninae, Borophaginae, and Caninae subfamilies; morphological and molecular phylogenies; and iterative evolution of hypercarnivory.

Keywords:   Canidae, wild canids, evolution, evolutionary ecology, morphological phylogeny, molecular phylogeny, hypercarnivory

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