Contributions to Zoology, 86 (2) – 2017Roberto Guidetti; Sandra J. McInnes; Michele Cesari; Lorena Rebecchi; Omar Rota-Stabelli: Evolutionary scenarios for the origin of an Antarctic tardigrade species based on molecular clock analyses and biogeographic data

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This study was supported by the project “Evolutive and phylogeographic history of Antarctic organisms and responses by ecosystems to climatic and environmental changings”, (PEA 2013) supported by Programma Nazionale Ricerche in Antartide (PNRA) – Ministero dell’Istruzione dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR). We thank two anonymous reviewers.

Received: 21 June 2016

Revised and accepted: 2 March 2017

Published online: 31 May 2017

Editor: Alessandro Minelli