BATS, CLOCKS, AND ROCKS: DIVERSIFICATION PATTERNS IN CHIROPTERA

@inproceedings{Jones2005BATSCA,
  title={BATS, CLOCKS, AND ROCKS: DIVERSIFICATION PATTERNS IN CHIROPTERA},
  author={K. Jones and O. Bininda-Emonds and J. L. Gittleman},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract Identifying nonrandom clade diversification is a critical first step toward understanding the evolutionary processes underlying any radiation and how best to preserve future phylogenetic diversity. However, differences in diversification rates have not been quantitatively assessed for the majority of groups because of the lack of necessary analytical tools (e.g., complete species-level phylogenies, estimates of divergence times, and robust statistics which incorporate phylogenetic… Expand
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