Ecological drivers of the Ediacaran-Cambrian diversification of Metazoa

@article{Erwin2011EcologicalDO,
  title={Ecological drivers of the Ediacaran-Cambrian diversification of Metazoa},
  author={D. Erwin and S. Tweedt},
  journal={Evolutionary Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={417-433}
}
Organismal modifications to their physical and chemical environment play a significant role in structuring many modern ecosystems, and experimental evidence suggests that such behavior can increase diversity. Despite the important role such activities play in connecting ecology and evolution, less is known of the macroevolutionary impact of such influences, especially their role during major evolutionary transitions. The Ediacaran-Cambrian diversification of Metazoa encompassed the appearance… Expand
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