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Hydrobiologia

, Volume 553, Issue 1, pp 255–266 | Cite as

The Phylogenetic Relationships of the Gobioninae (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) Inferred from Mitochondrial Cytochrome b Gene Sequences

  • Jinquan Yang
  • Shunping He
  • Jörg Freyhof
  • Kai Witte
  • Huanzhang LiuEmail author
Primay Research Paper

Abstract

The Gobioninae are a group of morphologically and ecologically diverse Eurasian freshwater cyprinid fishes. The intergeneric relationships of this group are unresolved and the possible monophyly of this subfamily remains to be established. We used complete mitochondrial cytochrome b gene sequences from most genera within the gobionine group, in addition to a selection of cyprinid outgroups, to investigate the possible monophyly of this group and resolve the interrelationships within the group. Our results support the monophyly of the Gobioninae and identify four monophyletic groups within the subfamily; the Hemibarbus group, the Sarcocheilichthys group, the Gobio group, and the Pseudogobio group. The morphologically aberrant genera Gobiobotia, Xenophysogobio and Gobiocypris are included in the Gobioninae, with the latter a sister group of Gnathopogon.

Keywords

phylogeny monophyly cytochrome b diversity Cyprinidae Gobioninae 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jinquan Yang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shunping He
    • 1
  • Jörg Freyhof
    • 3
  • Kai Witte
    • 4
  • Huanzhang Liu
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of HydrobiologyThe Chinese Academy of SciencesWuhanChina
  2. 2.Graduate School of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Department of Biology and Ecology of FishesLeipniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inlands FisheriesBerlinGermany
  4. 4.Max Planck Institute for Developmental BiologyTübingenGermany

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