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Phylogeography of the Mountain Tapir (Tapirus pinchaque) and the Central American Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) and the Origins of the Three Latin-American Tapirs by Means of mtCyt-B Sequences

By M. Ruiz-García, C. Vásquez, M. Pinedo-Castro, S. Sandoval, A. Castellanos, F. Kaston, B. de Thoisy and J. Shostell

Submitted: May 11th 2011Reviewed: November 15th 2011Published: March 7th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/35361

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M. Ruiz-García, C. Vásquez, M. Pinedo-Castro, S. Sandoval, A. Castellanos, F. Kaston, B. de Thoisy and J. Shostell (March 7th 2012). Phylogeography of the Mountain Tapir (Tapirus pinchaque) and the Central American Tapir (Tapirus bairdii) and the Origins of the Three Latin-American Tapirs by Means of mtCyt-B Sequences, Current Topics in Phylogenetics and Phylogeography of Terrestrial and Aquatic Systems, Kesara Anamthawat-Jónsson, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/35361. Available from:

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