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Overdispersion of body size in Australian desert lizard communities at local scales only: no evidence for the Narcissus effect

Rabosky, Daniel L.; Reid, Julian; Cowan, Mark A.; Foulkes, Jeff

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Both local and regional processes may contribute to community diversity and structure at local scales. Although many studies have investigated patterns of local or regional community structure, few have addressed the extent to which local community structure influences patterns within regional species pools. Here we investigate the role of body size in community assembly at local and regional scales in Ctenotus lizards from arid Australia. Ctenotus has long been noted for its exceptional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54230
Source: Oecologia
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-007-0849-1

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