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Research Article

Traditional Taxonomic Groupings Mask Evolutionary History: A Molecular Phylogeny and New Classification of the Chromodorid Nudibranchs

  • Rebecca Fay Johnson mail,

    rjohnson@calacademy.org

    Affiliation: Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, United States of America,

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  • Terrence M. Gosliner
  • Published: April 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033479

About the Authors

Rebecca Fay Johnson
Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Geology, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, United States of America,

Corresponding Author

Email: rjohnson@calacademy.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RFJ TMG. Performed the experiments: RFJ. Analyzed the data: RFJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TMG. Wrote the paper: RFJ. Conceptualized and wrote the new classification: TMG RFJ.