Body sizes and diversification rates of lizards , snakes , amphisbaenians and the tuatara

Aim Size is one of the most important and obvious traits of an organism.Both small and large sizes have adaptive advantages and disadvantages. Body size–frequency distributions of most large clades are unimodal and right skewed. Species larger than the mean or range midpoint of body sizes are relatively scarce. Theoretical models suggest evolutionary rates… (More)