Phylogeography of Southern European Refugia: Evolutionary perspectives on the origins and conservation of European biodiversity by Steven WeissPhylogeography of Southern European Refugia: Evolutionary perspectives on the origins and conservation of European biodiversity by Steven Weiss

Phylogeography of Southern European Refugia: Evolutionary perspectives on the origins and…

EditorSteven Weiss, Nuno Ferrand

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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This book provides the first synthesis of the remarkable diversity, evolutionary complexity, and conservation importance of the flora and fauna in the Mediterranean region, with emphasis on the three major peninsular refugia. The book highlights biodiversity importance in Southern Europe for European biota conservation, and includes chapters from authorities in phylogeography: John Avise, Remy Petit, Ettore Randi.
Title:Phylogeography of Southern European Refugia: Evolutionary perspectives on the origins and…Format:PaperbackDimensions:386 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.07 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048172225

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Table of Contents

Introduction; N. Ferrand, S. Weiss.- Part I: Historical foundations and perspectives. 1. Twenty-five key evolutionary insights from the phylogeographic revolution in population genetics; J.C. Avise.- 2. Plant phylogeography based on organelle genes: an introduction; R.J. Petit, G.G. Vendramin.- Part II: Broad phylogeographical studies. 3. Phylogeography of Southern European mammals; E. Randi.- 4. Longitudinal patterns in species richness and genetic diversity in European oaks and oak gallwasps; R.J. Atkinson et al.- Part III: Emerging phylogeographical patterns in a southern European refugium: the Iberian Peninsula. 5. Refugia within refugia: patterns of phylogeographic concordance in the Iberian Peninsula; A. Gómez, D.H. Lunt.- 6. Historial biogeography and conservation of the golden-striped salamander (Chioglossa lusitanica) in northwestern Iberia: integrating ecological, phenotypic and phylogeographic data; J. Alexandrino et al.- 7. The evolutionary history of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus): major patterns of population differentiation and geographic expansion inferred from protein polymorphism; N. Ferrand, M. Branco.- 8. Patterns of hemoglobin polymorphism [a-globin (HBA) and ß-globin (HBB)] across the contact zone of two distinct phylogeographic lineages of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus); R. Campos et al.- 9. Spatial genetic structure of an explicit glacial refugium of maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton) in southeastern Spain; S.C. González-Martínez et al.- Part IV: First contributions of islands and other peninsulas to the phylogeography of southern Europe. 10. Endemism in Sardinia; A. Grill et al.- 11. Are Macaronesian islands refugia of relict plant lineages?: a molecular survey; P. Vargas.- 12. Nested clade phylogeographical analysis of barbel (Barbus barbus) mitochondrial DNA variation; P. Kotlík, P. Berrebi.- 13. Cross-section of a refugium: genetic diversity of amphibian and reptile populations in the Balkans; J. Crnobrnja-Isailovic.- Part V: Conlusions. 14. Current perspectives in phylogeography and the significance of South European refugia in the creation and maintenance of European biodiversity; S. Weiss, N. Ferrand.- Index.-