The Nature of Niche Expansion in West Indian Anolis Lizards Ii: Evolutionary Components.

@article{Lister1976TheNO,
  title={The Nature of Niche Expansion in West Indian Anolis Lizards Ii: Evolutionary Components.},
  author={Bradford C Lister},
  journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution},
  year={1976},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={677-692}
}
In Part One of this paper (Lister, 1976b), Anolis lizards were found to undergo a variety of ecological responses to reduced competition, including major habitat shifts as well as within-habitat expansion in the diversity of perch heights, micro-climatic sites and prey sizes utilized. Here I analyze the evolutionary components of these changes in niche width in order to determine if niche expansion involves the evolution of ecotypes adapted to different habitats, the evolution of a generalist… CONTINUE READING

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