Of glaciers and refugia: a decade of study sheds new light on the phylogeography of northwestern North America.

Abstract

Glacial cycles have played a dominant role in shaping the genetic structure and distribution of biota in northwestern North America. The two major ice age refugia of Beringia and the Pacific Northwest were connected by major mountain chains and bordered by the Pacific Ocean. As a result, numerous refugial options were available for the regions taxa during… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04828.x

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