This tree diagram shows the relationships between several groups of organisms.
The root of the current tree connects the organisms featured in this tree to their containing group and the rest of the Tree of Life. The basal branching point in the tree represents the ancestor of the other groups in the tree. This ancestor diversified over time into several descendent subgroups, which are represented as internal nodes and terminal taxa to the right.
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Relationships after Johnson et al. 2001.
De Kort, S. R. and C. ten Cate. 2001. Response to interspecific vocalizations is affected by degree of phylogenetic relatedness in Streptopelia doves. Animal Behaviour 61:239–247.
De Kort, S. R. and C. ten Cate. 2004. Repeated decrease in vocal repertoire size in Streptopelia doves. Animal Behaviour 67:549-557.
Johnson, K. P., S. De Kort, K. Dinwoodey, A. C. Mateman, C. ten Cate, C. M. Lessells, and D. H. Clayton. 2001. A molecular phylogeny of the dove genera Streptopella and Columba. Auk 118(4):874-887.
Slabbekoorn, H., S. De Kort, and C. ten Cate. 1999. Comparative analysis of perch-coo vocalizations in Streptopelia doves. Auk 116:737–748.
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