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A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of <I>Anolis</I> (Squamata; Iguanidae)

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dc.contributor.author Poe, Steven en
dc.contributor.author Nieto-Montes, de Oca en
dc.contributor.author Torres-Carvajal, Omar en
dc.contributor.author de Queiroz, Kevin en
dc.contributor.author Velasco, Julián A. en
dc.contributor.author Truett, Brad en
dc.contributor.author Gray, Levi N. en
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Mason J. en
dc.contributor.author Köhler, Gunther en
dc.contributor.author Ayala-Varela, Fernando en
dc.contributor.author Latella, Ian en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-01T09:02:07Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-01T09:02:07Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.citation Poe, Steven, Nieto-Montes, de Oca, Torres-Carvajal, Omar, de Queiroz, Kevin, Velasco, Julián A., Truett, Brad, Gray, Levi N., Ryan, Mason J., Köhler, Gunther, Ayala-Varela, Fernando, and Latella, Ian. 2017. "<a href="https%3A%2F%2Frepository.si.edu%2Fhandle%2F10088%2F32471">A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of Anolis (Squamata; Iguanidae)</a>." <em>Systematic Biology</em>. 66 (5):663&ndash;697. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syx029">https://doi.org/10.1093/sysbio/syx029</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1063-5157
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10088/32471
dc.description.abstract Anolis lizards (anoles) are textbook study organisms in evolution and ecology. Although several topics in evolutionary biology have been elucidated by the study of anoles, progress in some areas has been hampered by limited phylogenetic information on this group. Here we present a phylogenetic analysis of all 379 extant species of Anolis, with new phylogenetic data for 139 species including new DNA data for 101 species. We use the resulting estimates as a basis for defining anole clade names under the principles of phylogenetic nomenclature and to examine the biogeographic history of anoles. Our new taxonomic treatment achieves the supposed advantages of recent subdivisions of anoles that employed ranked Linnaean-based nomenclature while avoiding the pitfalls of those approaches regarding artificial constraints imposed by ranks. Our biogeographic analyses demonstrate complexity in the dispersal history of anoles, including multiple crossings of the Isthmus of Panama, two invasions of the Caribbean, single invasions to Jamaica and Cuba, and a single evolutionary dispersal from the Caribbean to the mainland that resulted in substantial anole diversity. Our comprehensive phylogenetic estimate of anoles should prove useful for rigorous testing of many comparative evolutionary hypotheses. en
dc.relation.ispartof Systematic Biology en
dc.title A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of <I>Anolis</I> (Squamata; Iguanidae) en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 142759
dc.identifier.doi 10.1093/sysbio/syx029
rft.jtitle Systematic Biology
rft.volume 66
rft.issue 5
rft.spage 663
rft.epage 697
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Vertebrate Zoology en
dc.citation.spage 663
dc.citation.epage 697


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