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Research Article

Independently Evolving Species in Asexual Bdelloid Rotifers

  • Diego Fontaneto equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Diego Fontaneto, Elisabeth A Herniou

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Milano, Milan, Italy

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  • Elisabeth A Herniou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Diego Fontaneto, Elisabeth A Herniou

    Affiliations: Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom

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  • Chiara Boschetti,

    Affiliation: Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Manuela Caprioli,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Milano, Milan, Italy

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  • Giulio Melone,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Milano, Milan, Italy

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  • Claudia Ricci,

    Affiliation: Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Milano, Milan, Italy

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  • Timothy G Barraclough mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: t.barraclough@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom, Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom, Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 20, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050087

About the Authors

Diego Fontaneto, Manuela Caprioli, Giulio Melone, Claudia Ricci
Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Milano, Milan, Italy
Elisabeth A Herniou, Timothy G Barraclough
Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom
Elisabeth A Herniou, Timothy G Barraclough
Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom
Chiara Boschetti
Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Timothy G Barraclough
Jodrell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: t.barraclough@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DF, EAH, GM, CR, and TGB conceived and designed the experiments. DF, EAH, CB, and MC performed the experiments. DF, EAH, CB, and TGB analyzed the data. GM, CR, and TGB contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DF, EAH, CR, and TGB wrote the paper.