Commentary: Do we have a consistent terminology for species diversity? Back to basics and toward a unifying framework

@article{Moreno2011CommentaryDW,
  title={Commentary: Do we have a consistent terminology for species diversity? Back to basics and toward a unifying framework},
  author={Claudia E Moreno and Pilar Rodriguez},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={167},
  pages={889-892}
}
After decades of misusing the term diversity in community ecology, over the last 5 years some papers have offered important advances toward developing a more rigorous mathematical background, which allows us to achieve more clarity in the terminology for the vast range of biological phenomena that have been placed under the umbrella of this term. Some points have been clearly stated in previous papers of this Views and Comments section, and new terms have even been proposed for specific cases… CONTINUE READING

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