Is speciation driven by species diversity? (Reply)

Emerson, Brent C. and Kolm, Niclas (2005) Is speciation driven by species diversity? (Reply). Nature, 438. ISSN 0028-0836

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Cadena et al.1 question our conclusion that species diversity can positively influence speciation rate on the basis of their analysis of a data set for West Indian land birds, in which an additional variable is added — lineage age. Here we clarify our hypothesis and show why their system is not suitable for testing whether species diversity can drive speciation.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Organisms and the Environment
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 13:38
Last Modified: 17 May 2023 08:33
DOI: 10.1038/nature04309

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