Phylogenies and comparative data, a microevolutionary perspective.

@article{Martins1995PhylogeniesAC,
  title={Phylogenies and comparative data, a microevolutionary perspective.},
  author={Em{\'i}lia P. Martins},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={349 1327},
  pages={
          85-91
        }
}
  • E. Martins
  • Published 1995
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
As species evolve along a phylogenetic tree, their phenotypes diverge. We expect closely related species to retain some phenotypic similarities owing to their shared evolutionary histories. The degree of similarity depends both on the phylogeny and on the detailed evolutionary changes that accumulate each generation. In this study, I review a general framework that can be used to translate between macroevolutionary patterns and the underlying microevolutionary process by comparing the observed… Expand

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