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- Sacks, Benjamin N., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Molecular ecology 2009 v.18 no.12 pp. 2668
- Vulpes vulpes; foxes; population genetics; mitochondrial DNA; cytochrome b; sequence analysis; genetic variation; phylogeny; animal morphology; morphometry; forest habitats; refuge habitats; glaciation; fossils; geographical distribution; North America; United States
- ... Fossil, archaeological, and morphometric data suggest that indigenous red foxes in North America were derived from vicariance in two disjunct refugia during the last glaciation: one in Beringia and one in the contiguous USA. To test this hypothesis, we conducted a phylogeographical analysis of the North American red fox within its presettlement range. We sequenced portions of the mitochondrial cyt ...