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Rapid and Repeated Origin of Insular Gigantism and Dwarfism in Australian Tiger Snakes

Keogh, J Scott; Scott, Ian; Hayes, Christine

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It is a well-known phenomenon that islands can support populations of gigantic or dwarf forms of mainland conspecifics, but the variety of explanatory hypotheses for this phenomenon have been difficult to disentangle. The highly venomous Australian tiger

dc.contributor.authorKeogh, J Scott
dc.contributor.authorScott, Ian
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Christine
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:14:27Z
dc.identifier.issn0014-3820
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/88618
dc.description.abstractIt is a well-known phenomenon that islands can support populations of gigantic or dwarf forms of mainland conspecifics, but the variety of explanatory hypotheses for this phenomenon have been difficult to disentangle. The highly venomous Australian tiger
dc.publisherSociety for the Study of Evolution
dc.sourceEvolution
dc.subjectKeywords: mitochondrial DNA; body size; genetic variation; island biogeography; phenotypic plasticity; phylogeography; snake; adaptation; animal; animal disease; article; body size; diet; DNA sequence; dwarfism; food chain; genetic selection; genetics; gigantism; h Genetic assimilation; Haldanes; Mitochondrial DNA; Notechis; Phenotypic plasticity; Phylogeography; Rapid evolution
dc.titleRapid and Repeated Origin of Insular Gigantism and Dwarfism in Australian Tiger Snakes
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume59
dc.date.issued2005
local.identifier.absfor060411 - Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub18375
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationKeogh, J Scott, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationScott, Ian, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationHayes, Christine, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage226
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage233
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T08:38:53Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-13244249853
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