Explosive Pleistocene range expansion leads to widespread Amazonian sympatry between robust and gracile capuchin monkeys

  title={Explosive Pleistocene range expansion leads to widespread Amazonian sympatry between robust and gracile capuchin monkeys},
  author={Jessica W. Lynch Alfaro and Jean P Boubli and Link E. Olson and Anthony Di Fiore and Bryan Wilson and Gustavo A. Guti{\'e}rrez-Espeleta and Kenneth L. Chiou and Kenneth L. Chiou and Meredith Schulte and Sarah Neitzel and Vanessa Ross and Doreen Schwochow and Mai T.T. Nguyen and Izeni Pires Farias and Charles H. Janson and M. Alfaro},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
Aim Capuchin monkey species are widely distributed across Central and South America. [] Key Method The majority were sampled from US museum collections and were wild-caught individuals of known provenance across their distribution. We applied a Bayesian discrete-states diffusion model, which reconstructed the most probable history of invasion across nine subregions. We used comparative methods to test for phylogeographic association and dispersal rate variation.

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