Browsing by Subject "Biodiversity"
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Does history matter? : An experimental assessment of whether dragonfly colonization history affects insect biodiversity within ephemeral ponds (East Carolina University, 2010)Current interactions among species could have an important role in controlling biodiversity. Some studies, however, have shown that the particular time a species arrives at a site during the process of community assembly ...
(East Carolina University, 2002-06-11)Tropical diversity has generally exceeded temperate diversity in the present and at points in the past, but whether measured differences have remained relatively constant through time has been unknown. Here we examine ...
Millipede Taxonomy after 250 Years: Classification and Taxonomic Practices in a Mega-Diverse yet Understudied Arthropod Group (2012)Background The arthropod class Diplopoda is a mega-diverse group comprising >12,000 described millipede species. The history of taxonomic research within the group is tumultuous and, consequently, has yielded a questionable ...
(2011-04-06)RCAW 5 Year Achievement Award