Island Biogeography of Ants.

  title={Island Biogeography of Ants.},
  author={Edward L Goldstein},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  volume={29 4},
The renewed interest in island biogeography during the last decade has stemmed in part from the fact that islands represent biological microcosms where ecological and evolutionary phenomena can be observed more readily than on continents. Along with the new focus on species-area relations provided by MacArthur and Wilson (1963, 1967) and Hamilton and Rubinoff ( 1963) came the idea that ecological mechanisms basic to all communities could best be elucidated in the simple communities present on… CONTINUE READING