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Biogeography, Time and Place: Distributions, Barriers and Islands

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Beschreibung

This book offers exchanges between the fields of paleontology and zoology as patterns of biodiversity have long attracted the attention of both biologists and paleontologists. It covers the development of isolated island faunas, paleogeography and zoomorphology. The book shows that patterns are not always what they seem if looked at without a spatial or temporal reference.



Autorentext

Willem Renema:
2002 Ph.D. Free University of Amsterdam
2002- present: Researcher at the National Natural History Museum of the Netherlands.

Dr. Renema is an expert on the (paleo)ecology of large benthic foraminifera in Southeast Asia and the processes leading to the origination and maintenance of high diversity in the Indo-West Pacific.



Inhalt
1 • Global Disjunctions and Flying InsectsRienk de Jong and Cees van Achterberg 2 • Zoogeography of Freshwater Invertebrates of Southeast Asia, with special Reference to OdonataJan van Tol and Dirk Gassmann 3 • Distribution and speciation of megapodes (Megapodiidae) and subsequent development of their breeding behaviourRené W.R.J. Dekker 4 • The Influence of Land Barriers on the Evolution of Pontoniine Shrimps (Crustacea, Decapoda) living in Association with Molluscs and Solitary AscidiansCharles H.J.M. Fransen 5 • Delineation of the Indo-Malayan Centre of Maximum Marine Biodiversity: the Coral TriangleBert W. Hoeksema 6 • Fauna Development of Larger Benthic Foraminifera in the Cenozoic of Southeast AsiaWillem Renema 7 • The role of Spain in the development of the reef brachiopod faunas during the CarboniferousCor F. Winkler Prins 8 • Contrasting Patterns and Mechanisms of Extinction during the Eocene-Oligocene Transition in JamaicaStephen K. Donovan, Roger W. Portell, and Daryl P. Domning 9 • Long-lived lake molluscs as island faunas: a bivalve perspectiveFrank P. Wesselingh 10 • Patterns in insular evolution of mammals: a key to island palaeogeographyJohn de Vos, Lars W. van den Hoek Ostende, and Gert D. van den Bergh 11 • Islands from a snail's perspectiveE. Gittenberger 12 • Morphological and genetical differentiation of lizards (Podarcis bocagei and P. hispanica) in the Ria de Arosa archipelago (Galicia, Spain) resulting from vicariance and occasional dispersalJ. W. Arntzen and P. Sá-Sousa

Produktinformationen

Titel: Biogeography, Time and Place: Distributions, Barriers and Islands
Editor:
EAN: 9781402063749
ISBN: 978-1-4020-6374-9
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Springer Netherlands
Herausgeber: Springer
Genre: Geografie
Anzahl Seiten: 416
Veröffentlichung: 07.09.2007
Jahr: 2007
Dateigrösse: 20.1 MB

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