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Parsimony Analysis in Historical Biogeography and Coevolution: Methodological and Theoretical Update
A unified methodology for parsimony analysis in studies of the co-speciation of clades that co-occur in ecological associations is presented.It incorporates two methodological prescriptions proposedExpand
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Phylogenetics: The Theory and Practice of Phylogenetic Systematics
INTRODUCTION SPECIES AND SPECIATION. SUPRASPECIFIC TAXA. PHYLOGENETIC TREES. CHARACTERS AND RECONSTRUCTION OF PHYLOGENIES. PHYLOGENETIC CLASSIFICATION. TAXONOMIC ALTERNATIVES TO THE PHYLOGENETICExpand
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A macroevolutionary mosaic: episodic host-switching, geographical colonization and diversification in complex host-parasite systems
Aim To integrate ecological fitting, the oscillation hypothesis and the taxon pulse hypothesis into a coherent null model for the evolution of complex host–parasite associations. Location Global.Expand
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Phylogeny of the orders of the Eucestoda (Cercomeromorphae) based on comparative morphology: historical perspectives and a new working hypothesis.
The phylogeny of the Eucestoda was evaluated based on a suite of 49 binary and multistate characters derived from comparative morphological and ontogenetic studies; attributes of adult and larvalExpand
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The Nature of Diversity: An Evolutionary Voyage of Discovery
All living things on earth - from individual species to entire ecosystems - have evolved through time, and evolution is the acknowledged framework of modern biology. Yet many areas of biology haveExpand
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How to do BPA, really
Aim Recent comparisons of different approaches to historical biogeography have suffered in part because Brooks Parsimony Analysis (BPA) has been characterized as a one-step process followingExpand
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Phylogeny, Ecology, and Behavior
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Testing the Context and Extent of Host-Parasite Coevolution
Brooks, D. R. (Department of Biology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556) 1979. Testing the context and extent of host-parasite coevolution. Syst. Zool. 28:299307.-Coevolution isExpand
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Obstructive sleep apnea as a cause of systemic hypertension. Evidence from a canine model.
Several epidemiological studies have identified obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a risk factor for systemic hypertension, but a direct etiologic link between the two disorders has not beenExpand
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