Skip navigation
Skip navigation
Open Research will be down for maintenance between 8:00 and 8:15 am on Tuesday, December 1 2020.

How mountains shape biodiversity: The role of the Andes in biogeography, diversification, and reproductive biology in South America's most species-rich lizard radiation (Squamata: Liolaemidae)

Esquerre Gheur, Damien; Brennan, Ian; Catullo, Renee; Torres-Perez, Fernando; Keogh, J. Scott


Testing hypotheses on drivers of clade evolution and trait diversification provides insight into many aspects of evolutionary biology. Often, studies investigate only intrinsic biological properties of organisms as the causes of diversity, however, extrinsic properties of a clade's environment, particularly geological history, may also offer compelling explanations. The Andes are a young mountain chain known to have shaped many aspects of climate and diversity of South America. The Liolaemidae...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-12-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Evolution
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13657


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Esquerre+Gheur_How_mountains_shape_2019.pdf1.11 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator