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Climatic and evolutionary factors shaping geographical gradients of species richness in Anolis lizards

Julian A Velasco, Fabricio Villalobos, Jose A F Diniz-Filho, Adam C Algar, Oscar Flores-Villela, Gunther KÖhler, Steven Poe and Enrique Martinez-Meyer.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7612 words.

Abstract

Understanding the climatic and historical factors shaping species richness is a major goal of ecology and biogeography. Consensus on how climate...

The collapse of Mitra: molecular systematics and morphology of the Mitridae (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda)

Alexander Fedosov, Nicolas Puillandre, Manfred Herrmann, Yuri Kantor, Marco Oliverio, Polina Dgebuadze, Maria Vittoria Modica and Philippe Bouchet.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 38351 words.

Abstract

Alongside confirmation of the monophyly of the gastropod family Mitridae, a recent molecular phylogenetic analysis disclosed multiple inconsistencies...

Community structure in ecological assemblages of desert rodents

Bader H Alhajeri and Scott J Steppan.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6472 words.

Abstract

Global desert rodent communities were examined for evidence of phylogenetic and morphological community structure. Using geographical distribution...

Comparative evaluation of macroevolutionary regimes of Ruminantia and selected mammalian lineages

Mariana F Rossi, Beatriz Mello and Carlos G Schrago.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 4582 words.

Abstract

Ruminant artiodactyls have often been used to investigate the interplay between the evolution of phenotypic traits, lineage diversification rates and...

Comparing the respective transmutation mechanisms of Patrick Matthew, Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace

Joachim L Dagg.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 11189 words.

Abstract

A comparison of the evolutionary mechanisms of Patrick Matthew, Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace highlights their differences. In Matthew’s scheme,...

Congruent patterns between species richness and areas of endemism of the Greenideinae aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) revealed by global-scale data

Chao Gao, Jing Chen, Yang Li, Li-Yun Jiang and Ge-Xia Qiao.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 9360 words.

Abstract

Species richness and endemism are of remarkable significance in historical and ecological biogeography. Aphids with close association with their host...

Contrasting patterns of Holocene genetic variation in two parapatric species of Ctenomys from Northern Patagonia, Argentina

Mauro N Tammone, Ulyses F J Pardiñas and Eileen A Lacey.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

December 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 11271 words.

Abstract

Analyses of DNA from fossil specimens can generate critical insights into the demographic histories of natural populations. Previous analyses of...

Corrigendum: Elevational clines in morphological traits of subtropical and tropical butterfly assemblages

Shuang Xing, Wenda Cheng, Akihiro Nakamura, Chin Cheung Tang, Evan J Pickett, Shuyin Huang, Erica Odell, Eben Goodale, Uromi M Goodale and Timothy C Bonebrake.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 44 words.

Corrigendum: Reassessment of a possible case of intraspecific gene flow across Australia’s Great Dividing Range in the variegated fairy wren, Malurus lamberti (Aves: Maluridae), and its systematic consequences

Alison J Mclean, Leo Joseph, Alicia Toon, Daniel J Schmidt, Alex Drew, Ian J Mason and Jane M Hughes.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 137 words.

Corrigendum: Strength of selection on the Trpc2 gene predicts accessory olfactory bulb form in bat vomeronasal evolution

Laurel R Yohe and Liliana M Dávalos.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 39 words.