Taxonomy news

1. Thomasomys pardignasi described from the montane forests of the Cordilleras del Cóndor and Kutukú in Ecuador.
2. Gould’s long-eared bats from Western Australia split as Nyctophilus holtorum. The authors’ data suggest that West Australian N. geoffroyi might also be worth splitting.
3. A new paper shows that Multispecies Coalescent Model widely used for splitting species is fundamentally flawed. That means that a significant portion of recently published vertebrate splits are invalid. Expect a lot of lumping in the near future.
P.S. I told you so 🙂

  1. Mourad Ahmim 2 years ago

    Great work

  2. Hugh Lansdown 2 years ago

    Thanks Vladimir… about bloody time!

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