Cophylogeny of the Ficus microcosm

@article{Jackson2004CophylogenyOT,
  title={Cophylogeny of the Ficus microcosm},
  author={Andrew P. Jackson},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={79}
}
  • A. Jackson
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Biology
  • Biological Reviews
The various mutualistic and antagonistic symbioses between fig trees (Ficus: Moraceae) and chalcid wasps comprise a community in microcosm. Phylogenetic estimates of figs and fig wasps show general topological correspondence, making the microcosm a model system for cophylogeny. Incongruence between phylogenies from associated organisms can be reconciled through a combination of evolutionary events. Cophylogeny mapping reconciles phylogenies by embedding an associate tree into a host tree… 
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