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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 407072, 18 pages
Research Article

The Continuing Debate on Deep Molluscan Phylogeny: Evidence for Serialia (Mollusca, Monoplacophora + Polyplacophora)

1SNSB-Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, Münchhausenstraße 21, 81247 Munich, Germany
2Faculty of Biology, Department II, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Großhaderner Straße 2-4, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany
3Queen’s University Belfast, School of Biological Sciences, Marine Laboratory, 12-13 The Strand, Portaferry BT22 1PF, UK
4Department of Marine Ecosystems Dynamics, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8564, Japan
5Senckenberg Research Institute, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research (DZMB), Südstrand 44, 26382 Wilhelmshaven, Germany
6Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, P.O. Box 467, Wellington, New Zealand

Received 1 March 2013; Revised 8 August 2013; Accepted 23 August 2013

Academic Editor: Dietmar Quandt

Copyright © 2013 I. Stöger et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Figure S1. Maximum Likelihood tree of 142-taxon set; A. Tree with collapsed Gastropoda; B. Expanded gastropod clade.

Figure S2. Maximum Likelihood tree of total gastropod taxon set.

Table S1. Primer sequences and PCR conditions.

Table S2. Taxa and markers used in the initial total analyses (158-taxon data set).

Table S3. Sequences that were not considered in the analyses. A. Ambiguous BLAST results. B. Bivalve taxa with 2nd amplicon of 28S showing aberrant features.

Table S4. Models of evolution used for main analyses.

Table S5. Data and taxon partitions used in different iterations of the core analyses, including gene regions, total dataset length (bp) and gaps.

Table S6. Substitution saturation tested with DAMBE.

Table S7. Fossil calibration points and settings for prior distribution of calibrated nodes.

Table S8. Time estimates of calibration points and major molluscan groups.

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