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Biological diversification in the tropics : proceedings of the fifth international symposium of the Association for Tropical Biology, held at Macuto Beach, Caracas, Venezuela, February 8-13, 1979 / edited by Ghillean T. Prance.

; Association for Tropical Biology
New York : Columbia University Press, 1982.
ISBN 0231048769, 9780231048767

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Other Authors Prance, Ghillean T., 1937-
Association for Tropical Biology.
Subjects Biogeografia.
Biogeography -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Biogeography.
Biogéographie -- Amérique latine -- Congrès.
Espèces (Biologie) -- Amérique latine -- Congrès.
Isolating mechanisms -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Isolating mechanisms.
Isolement des espèces -- Amérique latine -- Congrès.
Latin America.
Species -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Species.
Variation (Biologie) -- Amérique latine -- Congrès.
Variation (Biology)
Variation (Biology) -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Description xvi, 714 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents General aspects of the refuge theory / Jürgen Haffer -- Paleoenvironmental changes in Brazil / João José Bigarella and Dárdano de Andrade-Lima -- The paleoclimate and paleoecology of Brazilian Amazonia / Aziz Nacib Ab'sáber -- Paleoecology of tropical South America / T. van der Hammen -- Quaternary palynological studies in the Amazon Basin / Maria Lúcia Absy -- Climatic change at the Pleistocene-Holocene boundary / Maria Léa Salgado-Labouriau -- Diversification beyond the Amazon Basin / Alan Graham -- Pleistocene changes of vegetation in tropical Mexico / Victor Manuel Toledo -- Phytogeographic patterns as evidence for a Chocó refuge / Alwyn H. Gentry -- Forest refuges : evidence from woody angiosperms / Ghillean T. Prance. Comment / Donald A. Strong -- Rain forest and xeric flora refuges in French Guiana / Jean-Jacques de Granville -- Relationships of some Venezuelan forest refuges with lowland tropical flora / Julian A. Steyermark -- Significance of savanna vegetation in the Amazon territory of Venezuela / Otto Huber -- Present-day forest refuges in northeastern Brazil / Dárdano de Andrade-Lima -- Paleoecology and regional patterns of evolution in neotropical forest butterflies / Keith S. Brown Jr. -- How do refuges produce biological diversity? : allopatry and parapatry, extinction and gene flow in mimetic butterflies / John R.G. Turner. Comment / John A. Endler. Reply / John R.G. Turner -- A preliminary zoogeographical division of Peru based on butterfly distributions (Lepidoptera, Papilionoidea) / Gerardo Lamas -- Amazonian inundation forests : their role as short-term refuges and generators of species richness and taxon pulses / Terry L. Erwin and Joachim Adis -- Distributions, relationships, and zoogeography of lowland frogs : the Leptodactylus complex in South America, with special reference to Amazonia / W. Ronald Heyer and Linda R. Maxson -- Quaternary climatic-ecological fluctuations in the lowland tropics : frogs and forests / William E. Duellman -- Biogeography and evolutionary diversification in neotropical freshwater fishes, with comments on the refuge theory / Stanley H. Weitzman and Marilyn Weitzman -- Late Pleistocene events along the coastal plane of northwestern South America / Kenneth E. Campbell Jr. -- Historical factors and bird species richness / David L. Pearson -- Distribution of primates and forest refuges / Warren G. Kinzey -- Archeological and ethnographic evidence compatible with the model of forest fragmentation / Betty J. Meggers -- Linguistic prehistory and the refuge model / Ernest C. Migliazza -- Quaternary geography of Africa and the refuge theory / D.A. Livingstone -- Refuges and dispersal in the speciation of African forest mammals / Peter Grubb -- Speculations on the origin and evolution of Sunda-Sahul rain forests / D. Walker -- Plant refuges in the Indo-Malesian region / Willem Meijer -- Evolutionary circumstances of species with small ranges / John Terborgh and Blair Winter -- Testing the refuge model for South America : a hypothesis to evaluate discrepancies in refuges number across taxa / David C. Oren -- Alternative models for infrageneric diversification in the humid tropics : tests with passion vine butterflies / Woodruff W. Benson -- Pleistocene forest refuges : fact or fancy? / John A. Endler -- Forest refuges and conservation in Africa -- with some appraisal of survival prospects for tropical moist forests throughout the biome / Norman Myers -- Designing refugia for tomorrow / Thomas E. Lovejoy.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Geographic Area Latin America
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7204740
(OCoLC)ocm07204740
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