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Phyla of Tiny Filter Feeders Find a New Spot on the Tree of Life
A new study using fairly complete genetic datasets of two phyla of small suspension feeders (Ectoprocta and Entoprocta) reopens the debate on the phylogenetic relationships between them and other animals.
Phyla of Tiny Filter Feeders Find a New Spot on the Tree of Life
Phyla of Tiny Filter Feeders Find a New Spot on the Tree of Life

A new study using fairly complete genetic datasets of two phyla of small suspension feeders (Ectoprocta and Entoprocta) reopens the debate on the phylogenetic relationships between them and other animals.

A new study using fairly complete genetic datasets of two phyla of small suspension feeders (Ectoprocta and Entoprocta) reopens the debate on the phylogenetic relationships between them and other animals.

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