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Phylogeography of chestnut-backed chickadees in western North America

Theresa M. Burg

in Ecology and Behavior of Chickadees and Titmice: an integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569992
eISBN:
9780191717802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569992.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter assesses the biogeography of chestnut-backed chickadees using microsatellite analysis, providing alternative scenarios for the glacial refugia and dispersal patterns that could explain ... More


The Quaternary fossil record as a source of data for evidence-based conservation: is the past the key to the future?

John R. Stewart

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Late Quaternary palaeoecological record represents a source of baseline data for evidence-based conservation, by providing novel insights into how organisms and environments are likely to respond ... More


Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Eileen Lacey (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book combines a series of research papers with more informal recollections of James L. Patton, who served as Curator of Mammals in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology and as Professor of ... More


A Primer of Molecular Population Genetics

Asher D. Cutter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198838944
eISBN:
9780191874826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198838944.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

The study of molecular population genetics seeks to understand the micro-evolutionary principles underlying DNA sequence variation and change. It addresses such questions as: Why do individuals ... More


Molecular Evolution: A Statistical Approach

Ziheng Yang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199602605
eISBN:
9780191782251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602605.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book summarizes the statistical models and computational algorithms for comparative analysis of genetic sequence data in the fields of molecular evolution, molecular phylogenetics, and ... More


Phylogeography of California

Kristina A. Schierenbeck

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520278875
eISBN:
9780520959248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278875.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Phylogeography of California examines the evolution of ancient, recent, native, and migratory taxa to elucidate the major and minor evolutionary events that shaped the distribution, radiation, and ... 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


Population genetics, molecular phylogenetics, and phylogeography

Mary E. Blair and Alba L. Morales-Jimenez

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a synthesis and evaluation of molecular techniques in the study of primate ecology, evolution, and conservation. It discusses how to obtain, preserve, and transport samples for ... More


More than Meets the Eye: Lineage Diversity and Evolutionary History of Dark-EyedandYellow-Eyed Juncos

Borja Milá, Pau Aleixandre, Sofía Alvarez-Nordström, and John McCormack

in Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330778
eISBN:
9780226330808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330808.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Molecular genetic tools are helping us to reconstruct the evolutionary history of juncos and thus to understand the factors, mechanisms and timing of their diversification. A new phylogeny based on ... More


Interstitial habitats along rivers and streams

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in Shallow Subterranean Habitats: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199646173
eISBN:
9780191780233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646173.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The interstitial habitats along rivers and streams are generally small-pore SSHs, ones where the dissolution of bedrock plays little if any role. The best-studied and most ubiquitous of these ... More


Mammalian Biogeography of Patagonia and Tierra Del Fuego

Enrique P. Lessa, Guillermo D'Elía, and Ulyses F. J. Pardiñas (eds)

in Bones, Clones, and Biomes: The History and Geography of Recent Neotropical Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226649191
eISBN:
9780226649214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649214.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

The Patagonian–Fuegian region comprises areas of Argentinean monte, Patagonian steppe and grasslands, and Valdivian temperate and Magellanic sub polar forests. Although the area was affected by the ... More


The Population Genetics of the Amboseli and Kilimanjaro Elephants

Elizabeth A. Archie, Courtney L. Fitzpatrick, Cynthia J. Moss, and Susan C. Alberts

in The Amboseli Elephants: A Long-Term Perspective on a Long-Lived Mammal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226542232
eISBN:
9780226542263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542263.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

The Amboseli population provides one of the best opportunities to understand how mating and dispersal behavior, long-term patterns of gene flow, and effective population size work together to ... More


Colonization and Speciation in Subterranean Environments

David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

in The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820765
eISBN:
9780191860485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820765.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Colonization and speciation in subterranean environments can be conveniently divided into four stages. The first step is colonization of subsurface environments. There is a constant flux of colonists ... More


Conservation genetics of red pandas in the wild

Yibo Hu, Dunwu Qi, and Fuwen Wei

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The red panda is listed on the 2016 IUCN red list as Endangered. It is now distributed only in China, Myanmar, India, Bhutan and Nepal. Human activities such as poaching and large-scale deforestation ... More


Systematics and evolution of Lentibulariaceae: III. Utricularia

Richard W. Jobson, Paulo C. Baleeiro, and Cástor Guisande

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Utricularia is a morphologically and ecologically diverse genus currently comprising more than 230 species divided into three subgenera—Polypompholyx, Utricularia, and Bivalvaria—and 35 sections. The ... More


First steps: biogeography, hybridization, and the origins of novel patterns

Chris D. Jiggins

in The Ecology and Evolution of Heliconius Butterflies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199566570
eISBN:
9780191833922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566570.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Warning colour patterns in Heliconius show great diversity as well as convergence due to mimicry. This chapter considers the origins of such diversity. Heliconius have been proposed as an example of ... More


Reconstructing the past

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

in Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

How can genetics and genomics be used to understand the evolutionary history of organisms? This chapter focuses on such methods. First, the field of phylogenetics is introduced, as a way to visualize ... More


The shifting landscape of genes since the Pliocene: terrestrial phylogeography in the Greater Cape Floristic Region

Krystal A. Tolley, Rauri C.K. Bowie, G. John Measey, Benjamin W. Price, and Félix Forest

in Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Present day genetic diversity within the Greater Cape Floristic Region (GCFR) is attributed to diversification during the Pliocene (5–2.5 Ma) and Pleistocene (2.5 Ma–20,000), due to the substantial ... More


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