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RE: Livezey and Zusi's paper plagued with convergence?

Just some relevant references to the taxa mentioned:

Bertelli, S. & Giannini, N. P., 2005: A phylogeny of extant penguins (Aves:
Sphenisciformes) combining morphology and mitochondrial sequences.
?Cladistics: Vol. 21, pp. 209-239 

Bourdon, E., 2005: Osteological evidence for sister group relationship
between pseudo-toothed birds (Aves: Odontopterygiformes) and waterfowls
?Naturwissenschaften: Vol. advanced online publication, pp. 1-6 

Caspers, G.-J., Uit de Weerd, D., Wattel, J. & de Jong, W. W., 1997:
a-Crystalline Sequences Support a Galliform/Anseriform Clade.
?Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution: Vol. 7, #2, pp. 185-188 

Clarke, J. A., Norell, M. A. & Dashzeveg, D., 2005: New avian remains from
the Eocene of Mongolia and the phylogenetic position of the Eogruidae (Aves,
?American Museum Novitates: Vol. #3494, pp. 1-17 

Clarke, J. A., Tambussi, C. P., Noriega, J. I., Erickson, G. M. & Ketcham,
R. A., 2005: Definitive fossil evidence for the extant avian radiation in
the Cretaceous.
?Nature: Vol. 433, #7023, pp. 305-308

Livezey, B. C., 1998: A phylogenetic analysis of the Gruiformes (Aves) based
on morphological characters, with an emphasis on the rails (Rallidae).
?Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (Biology): Vol.
353, pp. 2077-2151

Mayr, G., 2003: The phylogenetic affinities of the Shoebill (Balaeniceps
?Journal of Ornithology: Vol. 144, pp. 157-177

Mayr, G., 2004: Morphological evidence for sister group relationship between
flamingos (Aves: Phoenicopteridae) and grebes (Podicipedidae).
?Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society: Vol. 140, pp. 157-169

Mayr, G. & Clarke, J. A., 2003: The deep divergences of neornithine birds: a
phylogenetic analysis of morphological characters.
?Cladistics: Vol. 19, #5, pp. 527-553

Mayr, G., Manegold, A. & Johansson, U. S., 2003: Monophyletic groups within
?higher land birds? ? comparison of morphological and molecular data.
?Journal of Zoological Systematics & Evolutionary Research: Vol. 41, pp.

Murray, P. F. & Vickers-Rich, P., 2004: Magnificent Mihirungs.
?Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2004, vii-410

van Tuinen, M., Butvill, D. B., Kirsch, J. A. W. & Hedges, S. B., 2001:
Convergence and divergence in the evolution of aquatic birds.
?Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological series: Vol. 268,
pp. 1345-1350

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