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Taxonomy, geographic variation and population genetics of Bornean and Sumatran orangutans

Benoît Goossens, Lounès Chikhi, Mohd. Fairus Jalil, Sheena James, Marc Ancrenaz, Isabelle Lackman-Ancrenaz, and Michael W. Bruford

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter reviews the published data and discusses the taxonomy and population genetics of orangutans. The orangutan was traditionally classified as two separate subspecies, Pongo pygmaeus ... More


Punctuated Equilibria: Speciation and Stasis in Paleontology, 1968–

Niles Eldredge

in Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153164
eISBN:
9780231526753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153164.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter delves into the development of the theory of punctuated equilibria, widely known as “punk eek.” Punctuated equilibria integrates the idea of the origin of species through geographic ... More


Phylogeography

MICHAEL N DAWSON, ROBIN S. WAPLES, and GIACOMO BERNARD

in The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Phylogeography seeks to explain the geographic distribution of genetic lineages. To the extent that organisms are products of their DNA, phylogeography also seeks to explain the distribution of ... More


Species and Speciation Reconsidered, 1935–

Niles Eldredge

in Eternal Ephemera: Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century Through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153164
eISBN:
9780231526753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153164.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter illustrates the reinvention of the theory of the origin of species in isolation. It was Theodosius Dobzhansky who revived this line of thinking in a short paper published in 1935, ... More


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