Colugos: obscure mammals glide into the evolutionary limelight
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Journal of Biology 2008, 7:13 doi:10.1186/jbiol74Published: 1 May 2008
Substantial molecular evidence indicates that tree-shrews, colugos and primates cluster together on the mammalian phylogenetic tree. Previously, a sister-group relationship between colugos and primates seemed likely. A new study of colugo chromosomes indicates instead an affinity between colugos and tree-shrews.