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Phylogenetics

John E. Lattke

in A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098442
eISBN:
9780520916043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098442.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Analysis of the phylogenetics of Gnamptogenys Roger produced two most parsimonious trees. Successive weighting selected one of the two trees of the same length and topology. The alternate topology ... More


A Critique of Experimental Phylogenetics

Todd H. Oakley

in Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the reasons why phylogenetics has barely grown since its inception, and reviews three primary arguments used to justify experimental phylogenetics. It first rejects the ... More


Not So Fast: A New Take on the Great American Biotic Interchange

Prosanta Chakrabarty and James S. Albert

in Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268685
eISBN:
9780520948501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268685.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews evidence from research on the phylogenetics and phylogeography of Central American freshwater fishes, particularly in the Isthmus of Panama. It aims to address the question of ... More


Phylogenetic Patterns of Endemism and Diversity

Brian L. Anacker

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter assesses how often and in which plant lineages serpentine endemism arose, and the corresponding levels of extant taxonomic and phylogenetic diversity, reviewing recent work on ... More


How Can We Reconstruct Evolutionary History?

Michel Laurin

in How Vertebrates Left the Water

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266476
eISBN:
9780520947986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266476.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter attempts to reconstruct evolutionary history. Inferring phylogenetic relationships between taxa and character evolution requires relatively sophisticated methods. The chapter describes ... More


Molluscan Evolutionary Development

Andreas Wanninger, Demien Koop, Sharon Moshel-Lynch, and Bernard M. Degnan

in Phylogeny and Evolution of the Mollusca

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250925
eISBN:
9780520933705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250925.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores evolutionary development studies of the molluscans. It reviews recent contributions of developmental studies to the understanding of the evolution of the diversity of molluscan ... More


Materials and Methods

John E. Lattke

in A Taxonomic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Ant Genus Gnamptogenys Roger in Southeast Asia and Australasia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098442
eISBN:
9780520916043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098442.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Specimens of Gnamptogenys Roger were examined or deposited in various collections, including the American Museum of Natural History (New York, New York); the Australian National Insect Collection, ... More


Patterson’s Curse, Molecular Homology, and the Data Matrix

David M. Williams and Malte C. Ebach

in Evolution of Phylogenetic Systematics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276581
eISBN:
9780520956759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276581.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

There is no comprehensive history of cladistics, the theory of systematics that revolutionized comparative biology in the early 1960s. There may be no general understanding of what cladistics is or ... More


History and Theory in the Development of Phylogenetics in Botany

Brent D. Mishler

in Evolution of Phylogenetic Systematics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276581
eISBN:
9780520956759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276581.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The history of botanical systematics developed differently than zoological systematics in various ways. Botany started from a different place and went in different directions than zoology did. ... More


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