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Phylogenetic Diversity Rankings in the Face of Extinctions: the Robustness of the Fair Proportion Index

@inproceedings{Fischer2021PhylogeneticDR,
  title={Phylogenetic Diversity Rankings in the Face of Extinctions: the Robustness of the Fair Proportion Index},
  author={Mareike Fischer and Andrew R. Francis and Kristina Wicke},
  year={2021}
}
Planning for the protection of species often involves difficult choices about which species to prioritize, given constrained resources. One way of prioritizing species is to consider their “evolutionary distinctiveness”, i.e. their relative evolutionary isolation on a phylogenetic tree. Several evolutionary isolation metrics or phylogenetic diversity indices have been introduced in the literature, among them the so-called Fair Proportion index (also known as the “evolutionary distinctiveness… Expand

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