historical biogeography

historical biogeography

[his‚tär·i·kəl ‚bī·ō·jē′ag·rə·fē]
(ecology)
The study of how species' distributions have changed over time in relationship to the history of landforms, ocean basins, and climate, as well as how those changes have contributed to the evolution of biotas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Historical biogeography of eastern Asian-eastern North American disjunct Melaphidina aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Eriosomatinae) on Rhus hosts (Anacardiaceae).
Loasoideae (Angiospermae: Cornales) based on trnL (UAA) sequence data, with consequences for systematics and historical biogeography. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 4: 73-90.
Historical biogeography of the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup, pp.
It also includes county-level maps for each species, quick keys for identification, and discussion of the geographic and ecological distribution of species, the historical biogeography of these shrubs and vines, natural history features, their present occurrence in regional landscape ecosystems of Michigan, their relationship with Native Americans prior to European settlement, their responses to climate change, their ecological roles in landscape ecosystems, their reproduction, and other information, as well as an overview of woody plant identification.
Historical biogeography and patterns of differentiation within the South American avifauna: areas of endemism.
Out of Australia and back again: the world-wide historical biogeography of non-pollinating fig wasps (Hymenoptera: Sycophaginae).
2005: The historical biogeography of co-evolution: emerging infectious diseases are evolutionary accidents waiting to happen.
Comparative morphology, phylogenetic relationships, and historical biogeography of plesi-olebiasine seasonal killifishes (Teleostei: Cyprinodontif-ormes: Rivulidae).

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