Data from: Evolutionary shifts in the melanin-based color system of birds

Eliason CM, Shawkey MD, Clark JA

Date Published: January 7, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p56p6

 

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Title Feather SEM images
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Description Collection of SEM images used for measuring melanosome shape in Palaeognathae. See separate metadata.csv file for species names.
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Title Feather SEM metadata
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Description Image ID, species names, and museum metadata associated with SEM images
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Title Melanosome shape and color measurements
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Description Mean values for melanosome and color traits measured for different palaeognath feather samples
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Eliason CM, Shawkey MD, Clark JA (2016) Evolutionary shifts in the melanin-based color system of birds. Evolution 70(2): 445–455. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.12855

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Eliason CM, Shawkey MD, Clark JA (2016) Data from: Evolutionary shifts in the melanin-based color system of birds. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p56p6
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