Supplementary Methods and Results/Supplementary Figure from Trunk dental tissue evolved independently from underlying dermal bony plates but is associated with surface bones in living odontode-bearing catfish

Details of PCR amplification, cryosection, and timetree inference methods, and a discussion on the relationship between loricarioid diversification rates and lineage divergence times/Maximum Likelihood and Bayesian Inference phylogenies for all four datasets analysed in this study.