Detecting Non-Brownian Trait Evolution in Adaptive Radiations

@article{Freckleton2006DetectingNT,
  title={Detecting Non-Brownian Trait Evolution in Adaptive Radiations},
  author={Robert P Freckleton and P. H. Harvey},
  journal={PLoS Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
Many phylogenetic comparative methods that are currently widely used in the scientific literature assume a Brownian motion model for trait evolution, but the suitability of that model is rarely tested, and a number of important factors might affect whether this model is appropriate or not. For instance, we might expect evolutionary change in adaptive radiations to be driven by the availability of ecological niches. Such evolution has been shown to produce patterns of change that are different… CONTINUE READING
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