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TAXONOMY AND DISTRIBUTION

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter examines the taxonomic relationships of the genus Passer, as well as the species boundaries of the House Sparrow with particular reference to the taxonomic position of the “Italian” ... More


Evolution in Space

Michael Heads

in Molecular Panbiogeography of the Tropics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271968
eISBN:
9780520951808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271968.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The main processes in biogeography are phylogenetic differentiation by vicariance, range expansion by normal ecological dispersal, and, in some cases, sympatric differentiation. Chance dispersal and ... More


The dynamics of spread

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

in Invasion Dynamics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

The dynamics of invasive spread are diverse and context-dependent, which makes generalization difficult. The broad categorization of the dynamics is useful for discussing the drivers of change for ... More


Dynamics of Genetic Differentiation in the Río Negro Tuco-tuco (Ctenomys rionegrensis) at the Local and Geographical Scales

Enrique P. Lessa, Gabriela Wlasiuk, and John Carlos Garza

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the patterns of genetic variation within the Río Negro tuco-tuco Ctenomys rionegrensis, which is distinguished by an unusual pattern of coat color polymorphism. It analyzes ... More


Invasion Dynamics

Cang Hui and David M. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198745334
eISBN:
9780191807046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745334.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Invasion Dynamics depicts how non-native species spread and perform in their novel ranges and how recipient socio-ecological systems are reshaped and how they respond to the new incursions. It ... More


Control of an invasive species: the American mink in Great Britain

Elaine J. Fraser, Lauren A. Harrington, David W. Macdonald, and Xavier Lambin

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/9780198759805.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

American mink, native to North America, have been transported around the world for fur farming – inevitably some individuals escaped, and they now occur in the wild across Eurasia and in South ... More


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