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Earth history and the passerine superradiation

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dc.contributor.author Oliveros, Carl H. en
dc.contributor.author Field, Daniel J. en
dc.contributor.author Ksepka, Daniel T. en
dc.contributor.author Barker, F. K. en
dc.contributor.author Aleixo, Alexandre en
dc.contributor.author Andersen, Michael J. en
dc.contributor.author Alström, Per en
dc.contributor.author Benz, Brett W. en
dc.contributor.author Braun, Edward L. en
dc.contributor.author Braun, Michael J. en
dc.contributor.author Bravo, Gustavo A. en
dc.contributor.author Brumfield, Robb T. en
dc.contributor.author Chesser, R. Terry en
dc.contributor.author Claramunt, Santiago en
dc.contributor.author Cracraft, Joel en
dc.contributor.author Cuervo, Andrés M. en
dc.contributor.author Derryberry, Elizabeth P. en
dc.contributor.author Glenn, Travis C. en
dc.contributor.author Harvey, Michael G. en
dc.contributor.author Hosner, Peter A. en
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Leo en
dc.contributor.author Kimball, Rebecca T. en
dc.contributor.author Mack, Andrew L. en
dc.contributor.author Miskelly, Colin M. en
dc.contributor.author Peterson, A. T. en
dc.contributor.author Robbins, Mark B. en
dc.contributor.author Sheldon, Frederick H. en
dc.contributor.author Silveira, Luís Fábio en
dc.contributor.author Smith, Brian Tilston en
dc.contributor.author White, Noor D. en
dc.contributor.author Moyle, Robert G. en
dc.contributor.author Faircloth, Brant C. en
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-02T02:04:19Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-02T02:04:19Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Oliveros, Carl H., Field, Daniel J., Ksepka, Daniel T., Barker, F. K., Aleixo, Alexandre, Andersen, Michael J., Alström, Per, Benz, Brett W., Braun, Edward L., Braun, Michael J., Bravo, Gustavo A., Brumfield, Robb T., Chesser, R. Terry, Claramunt, Santiago, Cracraft, Joel, Cuervo, Andrés M., Derryberry, Elizabeth P., Glenn, Travis C., Harvey, Michael G., Hosner, Peter A., Joseph, Leo, Kimball, Rebecca T., Mack, Andrew L., Miskelly, Colin M., Peterson, A. T. et al. 2019. "<a href="https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/116/16/7916.full.pdf">Earth history and the passerine superradiation</a>." <em>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America</em>. 116 (16):7916&ndash;7925. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1813206116">https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1813206116</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1091-6490
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10088/96499
dc.description.abstract Avian diversification has been influenced by global climate change, plate tectonic movements, and mass extinction events. However, the impact of these factors on the diversification of the hyperdiverse perching birds (passerines) is unclear because family level relationships are unresolved and the timing of splitting events among lineages is uncertain. We analyzed DNA data from 4,060 nuclear loci and 137 passerine families using concatenation and coalescent approaches to infer a comprehensive phylogenetic hypothesis that clarifies relationships among all passerine families. Then, we calibrated this phylogeny using 13 fossils to examine the effects of different events in Earth history on the timing and rate of passerine diversification. Our analyses reconcile passerine diversification with the fossil and geological records; suggest that passerines originated on the Australian landmass ~47 Ma; and show that subsequent dispersal and diversification of passerines was affected by a number of climatological and geological events, such as Oligocene glaciation and inundation of the New Zealand landmass. Although passerine diversification rates fluctuated throughout the Cenozoic, we find no link between the rate of passerine diversification and Cenozoic global temperature, and our analyses show that the increases in passerine diversification rate we observe are disconnected from the colonization of new continents. Taken together, these results suggest more complex mechanisms than temperature change or ecological opportunity have controlled macroscale patterns of passerine speciation. en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America en
dc.title Earth history and the passerine superradiation en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 151014
dc.identifier.doi 10.1073/pnas.1813206116
rft.jtitle Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
rft.volume 116
rft.issue 16
rft.spage 7916
rft.epage 7925
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Vertebrate Zoology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage 7916
dc.citation.epage 7925
dc.relation.url https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/116/16/7916.full.pdf


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