A phylogeny of the genus Limia (Teleostei: Poeciliidae) suggests a single-lake radiation nested in a Caribbean-wide allopatric speciation scenario

  title={A phylogeny of the genus Limia (Teleostei: Poeciliidae) suggests a single-lake radiation nested in a Caribbean-wide allopatric speciation scenario},
  author={Montrai Spikes and Rodet Rodr{\'i}guez-Silva and Kerri‐Ann Bennett and Stefan Br{\"a}ger and James Josaphat and Patricia Torres-Pineda and Anja Ernst and Katja Havenstein and Ingo Schlupp and Ralph Tiedemann},
The Caribbean is one of the most important biodiversity hotspots on the planet due to the high level of species diversity and endemism in plants and animals. As elsewhere, adaptive radiations in the Caribbean lead to many speciation events within a limited period and hence are particularly prominent biodiversity generators. The general prediction from Island Biogeography that relates species richness to island size is valid for livebearing fishes in general in the Greater Antilles, where… 
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