Neumann’s Warbler Hemitesia neumanni (Sylvioidea): the sole African member of a Palaeotropic Miocene avifauna

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Abstract:

We present molecular evidence that Neumann’s Warbler Hemitesia neumanni is deeply nested within the Cettiidae. The species’ distribution in the Albertine Rift of East Africa is intriguing, as the family Cettiidae is principally an Asian radiation. This disjunct distribution could be a result of colonization of Africa by long-distance dispersal, or the Cettiidae may at some point in the past have had a much larger geographical distribution that also covered parts of Africa.

Keywords: Africa; Albertine Rift; Asia; Cettiidae; Warbler; biogeography; dispersal; phylogeny; vicariance

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2010.01084.x

Affiliations: 1: Department of Zoology, University of Gothenburg, PO Box 463, SE-405 30 Göteborg, Sweden 2: Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, PO Box 50007, SE-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden 3: Swedish Species Information Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 7007, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden

Publication date: January 1, 2011

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