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The Five Faunas Reconsidered

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Greater Antillean ecomorphs are renowned for convergence of entire communities, with the same set of ecomorphs evolving repeatedly. The mainland, the Lesser Antilles, and the unique anoles of the ... More


Five Anole Faunas, Part Two: The Other Four

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter introduces the unique (or non-ecomorph) anoles of the Greater Antilles, and the anoles of the smaller islands of the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and Central America. It begins ... More


The Evolution of an Adaptive Radiation

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines the progression of adaptive radiation of anoles in the Greater Antilles. It describes the factors that have instigated anole diversification and analyzes whether rates and ... More


The Role of the Nicaraguan Rise in the Early Peopling of the Greater Antilles

van Roksandic

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 resurrects the hypothesis, supported by several studies conducted in different spheres of academic research (archaeology; ancient DNA study; toponomastics; physical anthropology), about the ... More


Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Ivan Roksandic (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cuba is not only the largest island of the Caribbean but also the most centrally located one, as it is accessible from the mainland by different routes and was therefore subject to several waves of ... More


From Contact to the Colonial Situation

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cultural contact is discussed as a perspective that can hide the colonial essence inherent in the processes of interaction between indigenous societies of the American continent and Europeans. The ... More


Are Anoles Special, and If So, Why?

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter considers why anoles are so special and what the future holds for the lizards themselves. Anoles are ideal subjects for developing new approaches and testing important and general ... More


Five Anole Faunas, Part One: Greater Antillean Ecomorphs

Jonathan B. Losos

in Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255913
eISBN:
9780520943735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255913.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on the geographic distribution of anoles throughout the Greater Antilles. It begins by introducing the ecomorph concept: the idea that groups of species are recognizable as ... More


People and Plants in the Precontact Caribbean: The View from Canímar Abajo, Cuba

David G. Smith

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Research work at the site of Canímar Abajo in northern Cuba, one of the rare Cuban sites investigated through systematic, large scale excavations, has yielded exciting new data that contribute to our ... More


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