Sooty Owl taxonomy
"Tony Keene" <>
Wed, 04 May 2011 05:38:59 +0000
Looking through the Norman et al. paper, they used only one example from each
of the three species/subspecies, so it's a very small set to make such a call
from. On that note, would C&B have a problem with differentiating between
Pomarine and Great Skuas, despite the distance in mitochondrial DNA being
smaller than that seen in Sooty Owls (0.44% in the two skuas  compared with
0.4-0.8% in the owls).
Just putting the cat amongst the pigeons (although I don't know the mtDNA
distance between those).
 Cohen et al. Proc. Roy. Soc. London. B, 1997, v264, p181-190:
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