Archive for June, 2006

Phylogeography of European red squirrels

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

Andrea Grill from Italy has started a new project on the phylogeography and post-glacial history of the European squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris – see the Projects Page. You may be able to help if you have tissue samples of red squirrels from known locations throughout Western, Central, Southern and Eastern Europe. If this is the case, please [...]

Phylogeography and post-glacial history of the European squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Andrea Grill The red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, has declined dramatically in Europe during the last century. Nevertheless, phylogeographic data covering its entire distribution area, which provide the basis to identify the evolutionary significant units of this species and to establish an effective conservation strategy on a European scale, are still missing. Our project is directed [...]