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Mammals of Borneo- small size on a large island

Meiri, Shai; Meijaard, Erik; Wich, Serge A; Groves, Colin; Helgen, Kristofer M


Aim: Island mammals have featured prominently in models of the evolution of body size. Most of these models examine size evolution across a wide range of islands in order to test which island characteristics influence evolutionary pathways. Here, we examine the mammalian fauna of a single island, Borneo, where previous work has detected that some mammal species have evolved a relatively small size. We test whether Borneo is characterized by smaller mammals than adjacent areas, and examine...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Biogeography
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01897.x


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