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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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...

Population density and size influence pollen dispersal pattern and mating system of the predominantly outcrossed Banksia nivea (Proteaceae) in a threatened ecological community

R Thavornkanlapachai, P G Ladd and M Byrne.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6814 words.

Abstract

Gene flow is a critical component of plant mating systems and influences population fitness. However, pollen dispersal can be highly variable and...

The impact of flower morphology and pollinator community composition on pollen transfer in the distylous Primula veris

P Deschepper, R Brys and H Jacquemyn.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 6743 words.

Abstract

Distyly is a floral polymorphism characterized by the presence of two discrete morphs with reciprocal positioning of anthers and stigmas in flowers on...

Morphological and ecological variation of a tropical anoline lizard: are agonistic interactions shaping ecomorphological relationships?

Marco D Barquero and Federico Bolaños.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6649 words.

Abstract

Ecologists have long been intrigued by which factors influence habitat use by an organism and how communities are structured. However, the links...

At the end of the line: independent overwater colonizations of the Solomon Islands by a hyperdiverse trans-Wallacean lizard lineage (Cyrtodactylus: Gekkota: Squamata)

Paul M Oliver, Scott L Travers, Jonathan Q Richmond, Patrick Pikacha and Robert N Fisher.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6702 words.

Abstract

The islands of East Melanesia have generated key insights into speciation processes and community assembly. However, when and how these islands began...

Left in the cold? Evolutionary origin of Laternula elliptica, a keystone bivalve species of Antarctic benthos

John D Taylor, Emily A Glover, Elizabeth M Harper, J Alistair Crame, Chiho Ikebe and Suzanne T Williams.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 10003 words.

Abstract

The large, burrowing bivalve Laternula elliptica is an abundant component of shallow-water soft-substrate communities around Antarctica but its...

Two new Palaeocene osteoglossomorphs from Canada, with a reassessment of the relationships of the genus †Joffrichthys, and analysis of diversity from articulated versus microfossil material

Alison M Murray, Darla K Zelenitsky, Donald B Brinkman and Andrew G Neuman.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

August 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 21226 words.

Abstract

A single block containing five articulated osteoglossomorphs was recovered from the Paskapoo Formation of southern Alberta, during development of a...

Orchid conservation: bridging the gap between science and practice

Stephan W Gale, Gunter A Fischer, Phillip J Cribb and Michael F Fay.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 5198 words.

Abstract

Threats to orchid survival continue to intensify, with > 50% of the orchids that have been assessed for the IUCN Global Red List falling in to one of...

Are superior ovaries damaged by the bills of flower-visiting birds and does this preclude adaptation to bird pollinators?

Chang-Qiu Liu, Yang Niu, De-Li Peng and Hang Sun.

in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

June 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Evolution. 7797 words.

Abstract

A biological trait may promote adaptation to particular pollinators, and this may be a major factor governing the variation of pollination systems...