Genetic Consequences of Pleistocene Sea-Level Change on Hawaiian Megalagrion Damselflies.

  title={Genetic Consequences of Pleistocene Sea-Level Change on Hawaiian Megalagrion Damselflies.},
  author={Brandon R. Jones and Steve Jordan},
  journal={The Journal of heredity},
  volume={106 5},
The Hawaiian Islands have long been an important laboratory for evolutionary research because their geological histories offer many natural experiments. For example, the Maui Nui complex, 4 islands that have been repeatedly connected and separated by fluctuating sea levels, lie near Hawaii Island, which has never been connected to another island. Here, we examine the genetic consequences of fluctuating island areas and connectivity using microsatellite analysis of 2 widespread, endemic Hawaiian… 

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