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Cladistic Biogeography

  1. Christopher J Humphries

Published Online: 3 MAY 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003236

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How to Cite

Humphries, C. J. 2005. Cladistic Biogeography. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. The Natural History Museum, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2005

Abstract

Cladistic biogeography (also called vicariance biogeography) is concerned with the classification of patterns and processes of a changing Earth and its biota through geological time.

Keywords:

  • cladistics;
  • vicariance;
  • component analysis;
  • geographical paralogy;
  • congruence;
  • sub-trees