Drosophile/ C. elegans / vertebrate divergence date?
sre at al.cam.ac.uk
Thu Dec 1 16:16:31 EST 1994
In article <3bent5$oes at cismsun.univ-lyon1.fr> duret at evoserv.univ-lyon1.fr (Laurent Duret) writes:
>Does anyone know the divergence date between Drosophile, C. elegans and
Probably at the Cambrian explosion, ca. 530 million years ago. All (or
nearly all) the animal phyla seem to originate then.
> Bibliographic references would be appreciated.
My current favorite is:
author = "Andrew H. Knoll",
title = "The Early Evolution of Eukaryotes: A Geological Perspective",
journal = "Science",
year = 1992,
volume = 256,
pages = "622-627"
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