The Vertebrates References

Gruimorpha: References

Abbreviated Dendrogram
Aves ├─Galloanserae └─Gruimorpha ├─┬─Gruiformes │ └─Podicipediformes └─┬─┬─Strigiformes │ └─┬─┬─Caprimulgiformes │ │ └─Coliiformes │ └─Apodiformes └─┬─Musophagidae └─┬─┬─Falconiformes │ └─Cuculiformes │ ├─Cuculidae │ └─Neomorphidae └─┬─Piciformes └─Passeriformes 

Falconiformes & Allies


Bensch, S & A Härlid (2000), Mitochondrial genomic rearrangements in songbirds. Mol. Biol. Evol. 17: 107-113. Cuculiformes.

Berger, AJ (1960), Some anatomical characters of the Cuculidae and the Musophagidae. Wilson Bull. 72: 60-103. Cuculidae.

Hope, S (2002), The Mesozoic radiation of Neornithes, in LM Chiappe & LM Witmer [eds.], Mesozoic Birds: Above the Heads of the Dinosaurs. Univ. Calif. Press, pp. 339-388.

Hedges, SB, MD Simmons, MAM vanDijk, G-J Caspers, WW deJong & CG Sibley (1995), Phylogenetic relationships of the hoatzin, an enigmatic South American bird. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 92: 11662-11665. Cuculiformes.

Hughes, JM (1996), Phylogenetic analysis of the Cuculidae (Aves, Cuculiformes) using behavioral and ecological characters. Auk 113: 10-22. Cuculidae.

Hughes, JM & AJ Baker (1999), Phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin) resolved using mitochondrial and nuclear gene sequences. Mol. Biol. Evol. 16: 1300-1307 (reviewed abstract only). Cuculiformes.

Macey, JR, JA Schulte II & A Larson (2000), Evolution and phylogenetic information content of mitochondrial genomic structural features illustrated with acrodont lizards. Syst. Biol. 49: 257-277. Cuculiformes.

Mindell, DP, MD Sorenson, CJ Huddleston, HC Miranda, Jr., A Knight, SJ Sawchuk & T Yuri (1997), Phylogenetic relationships among and within select avian orders based on mitochondrial DNA, in DP Mindell (ed.), Avian Molecular Evolution and Systematics. Academic Press. pp. 213-247. Cuculiformes.

Mindell, DP, MD Sorenson & DE Dimcheff 1998), Multiple independent origins of mitochondrial gene order in birds. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 95: 10693-10697. Cuculiformes.

Slikas, B (1998), Recognizing and testing homology of courtship displays in storks (Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ciconiidae). Evolution 52: 884-893. Cuculidae.

Wuyts, J, Y Van de Peer & R De Wachter (2001), Distribution of substitution rates and location of insertion sites in the tertiary structure of ribosomal RNA. Nucl. Acids Res. 29: 5017-5028. Cuculiformes

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