Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Evolution of Ecological and Behavioural Diversity: Australian Acacia Thrips as Model Organisms

Crespi, Bernard; Morris, David; Mound, Laurence A

Description

This book presents a novel, ‘model clades’ approach to the study of biodiversification, explicitly integrating behaviour, ecology, taxonomy, phylogenetics, and evolution. A single lineage of over 250 species (30 genera) of phytophagous thrips that has radiated on Australian Acacia is considered. Nine genera are newly described. The book explores causes and consequences of behavioural-ecological diversification with special emphasis on the evolution of social behaviour, host-plant use and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80931

Download

There are no files associated with this item.


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

Updated:  27 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator