Phylogenomics

Phylogenomics working group co-chair
Craig Moritz (Australian National University) and Scott Keogh (Australian National University)

We are using exon capture methods to generate high quality sequence data for orthologous genes, from all reptiles and amphibians native to the Australo-Papuan region (around tbc taxa).

We aim to include representatives of recognised subspecies, as well as recently extinct species. Samples are being sourced from tissue and specimen collections already in Australian and international museums, including type specimens where possible.

Follow the links to learn more about each of the 5 projects, which will provide highly resolved phylogenies of:

  • Frogs
  • Lizards
  • Snakes
  • Turtles
  • Crocodilians