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Historical Biogeography

An Introduction

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$78.00 • £62.95 • €70.00

ISBN 9780674010598

Publication Date: 06/15/2003


264 pages

48 line illustrations, 5 tables


  • Introduction: What Is Historical Biogeography?
  • I. Methods in Historical Biogeography
    • 1. Defining Distribution Areas and Areas of Endemism
    • 2. Center of Origin and Dispersal
    • 3. Phylogenetic Biogeography
    • 4. Ancestral Areas
    • 5. Panbiogeography
    • 6. Cladistic Biogeography
    • 7. Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity
    • 8. Event-Based Methods
    • 9. Phylogeography
    • 10. Experimental Biogeography
    • 11. A Comparison of Methods: The Case of the Southern Beeches
  • II. Topics in Historical Biogeography
    • 12. Molecular Phylogenies in Biogeography
    • 13. Biodiversity and Conservation Evaluations
    • 14. Species Introduction
  • Conclusion: A Conceptual Framework for the Future
  • Appendix A. Phylogeny
  • Appendix B. Software in Historical Biogeography
  • Glossary
  • Works Cited
  • Index

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