24. Molecular Studies and Phylogeography of Amazonian Tetrapods and their Relation to Geological and Climatic Models

  1. C. Hoorn7 and
  2. F. P. Wesselingh8
  1. Alexandre Antonelli1,
  2. Adrián Quijada-Mascareñas2,
  3. Andrew J. Crawford3,
  4. John M. Bates4,
  5. Paúl M. Velazco4,5 and
  6. Wolfgang Wüster6

Published Online: 1 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch24

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past

How to Cite

Antonelli, A., Quijada-Mascareñas, A., Crawford, A. J., Bates, J. M., Velazco, P. M. and Wüster, W. (2009) Molecular Studies and Phylogeography of Amazonian Tetrapods and their Relation to Geological and Climatic Models, in Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past (eds C. Hoorn and F. P. Wesselingh), Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 7

    Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Analysis, University of Amsterdam, Kruislaan 318, 1098 SM Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  2. 8

    Museum of Natural History, P.O. Box 9517, Darwinweg 2, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, CH 8008 Zurich, Switzerland.

  2. 2

    School of Natural Resources, 325 Biological Sciences East, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA

  3. 3

    Naos Molecular Labs, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843-03092, Balboa, Ancón, Republic of Panama

  4. 4

    Department of Zoology, The Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA

  5. 5

    Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 W. Taylor St. Chicago IL 60607, USA

  6. 6

    School of Biological Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor LL57 2UW, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181136

Online ISBN: 9781444306408

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Keywords:

  • molecular studies and phylogeography of Amazonian tetrapods;
  • Amazonian biodiversity, origins and evolution;
  • Neotropical region vertebrate diversification and geological and climatic models;
  • phylogeography, discipline focusing on relationships between geography and gene genealogies;
  • analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) tests - differences in pairwise genetic differences;
  • disturbance-vicariance hypothesis;
  • phylogeographic diversification patterns of tetrapods in Amazon;
  • neotropical tetrapod and divergence time estimates;
  • passerines or perching birds;
  • phylogeny and biogeographic history of New World emballonurid bats

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Patterns of phylogeographic diversification of tetrapods in the Amazon

  • Conclusions

  • Future approaches and systems

  • Acknowledgements

  • References