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Anolis lizards of the Caribbean

ecology, evolution, and plate tectonics

by Jonathan Roughgarden

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies.
    • Subjects:
    • Anoles -- West Indies

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJonathan Roughgarden.
      SeriesOxford series in ecology and evolution
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL666.L25 R68 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 200 p., [2] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1101860M
      ISBN 100195067312, 0195096053, 0195097556
      LC Control Number94026777

      Evolutionary Diversification of Caribbean Anolis Lizards Introduction Jonathan B. Losos and Roger S. Thorpe The diversification of the lizard genus Anolis on Caribbean islands surely repre-sents one of the best-studied cases of adaptive radiation in evolutionary Size: KB. In Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles, Jonathan Losos describes such a system in ardent detail. The book represents a rich compendium of information by an extraordinarily insightful biologist with a deep and broad understanding of the diversity of Anolis lizards in the Caribbean.

      Discovery of the Puerto Rican Crested Anole, Anolis cristatellus Duméril & Bibron, on Trinidad. Caribbean Herpetology, 63, (1 November ). DeBoer JC, Griffing AH, Iyengar VK, Bauer AM. New dietary records for croaking lizards of the genus Aristelliger (Reptilia: Sphaerodactylidae). Caribbean Herpetology, 62, (5 September. A survey of the mammals, lizards and mollusks. ['Gymnophthalmus laevicaudus: 80]. Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. — ; KÖHLER, GUNTHER Characters of external morphology used in Anolis taxonomy—Definition of terms, advice on usage, and illustrated examples. Zootaxa (2): – - get paper hereCommon Names: Striped Anole.

        Anoles have become a favorite model for evolutionary biologists because of their extraordinary diversity—there are more than species in genus Anolis—and because of how they originally populated the Caribbean islands. The relative scarcity of mammals, snakes, or birds on the islands left many niches open for the lizards to occupy. His images have won top honors in international photo competitions and have been published in dozens of books and magazines worldwide. Neil earned his Ph.D. from UCLA’s Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in , studying the ecology, evolution, and behavior of invasive Anolis lizards in Florida and the Caribbean.


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Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics (Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution) Paperback – Find all Cited by: About this book The Anolis lizards are a model group from which to study evolutionary ecology: there are more than species dispersed over the islands of the Caribbean, providing innumerable comparisons of physical form and behaviour.

Their evolutionary divergence corresponds in geological time with the plate tectonic origins of the islands. The Anolis lizards of the Caribbean are ideally suited for the study of evolutionary ecology.

"Roughgarden describes the foraging energetics, behavious, evolution, and biogeography of Caribbean island Anolis lizards. [He] has combines expertise in theoretical modeling with his extensive field experience to produce this unique, scholarly contribution to the biology of a diverse saurian genus."/5(1).

Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics: Ecology, Evolution, and Plate Tectonics, Jonathan Roughgarden Professor of Biological Sciences Stanford University, Oxford University Press,pages.

The Anolis lizards of the Caribbean are ideally suited for the study of evolutionary. The family of Anoles lizards in the Caribbean islands are proof that evolution can produce the same kind of peculiarities in body forms.

In fact, in each of the four islands of the Greater Author: Nidhi Subbaraman. There are more than species of Anolis lizard dispersed over the islands of the Caribbean, providing innumerable comparisons of physical form and behavior.

Roughgarden synthesizes two decades of research Anolis lizards of the Caribbean book points to new directions in modelling and field biology/5(3). An example is the comparison of anole lizard species (genus Anolis) on the Caribbean islands of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico.

Among these lizards, each species' body type correlates with the habitat in which the species lives, as shown in Figure To write about the anoles of the Caribbean, it is important to talk about the researchers who have published what it is known from this particular lizard fauna. Ruthven, G.

Boulenger and E. Cope were famous herpetologists who described most of the Central American and north Colombian species. Which of the following statements about the evolution of Anolis lizards in the Caribbean islands is true. The phylogeny of ecomorphs on a given island reveals that adaptive radiation has taken place.

What was the main selective pressure behind the evolution of different Anolis lizard species in the Caribbean. Anolis is the most species-rich genus of vertebrate in the Caribbean and phylogenetic studies indicate that Caribbean anoles are the de-scendants of only two colonizations from mainland taxa (Jackman et al.

Hence, the Caribbean anole radiation has resulted almost entirely from in situ spe-ciation, rather than from repeated Size: KB. Anolis lizards of the Caribbean: ecology, evolution and plate tectonics. [Joan Roughgarden] -- The Anolis lizards of the Caribbean are ideally suited for the study of evolutionary ecology.

Offering fascinating insights into the more than species dispersed throughout the Caribbean islands. Thomas Barbour in his published work titled “A Contribution to the Zoogeography of the West Indies, With Special Reference to the Amphibians and Reptiles” had listed species of which seven were Mabuya and 73 were Anoles.

Anolis lizards of the Caribbean: ecology, evolution, and plate tectonics. [Joan Roughgarden] -- "The Anolis lizards of the Caribbean are ideally suited for the study of evolutionary ecology. Offering fascinating insights into the more than species dispersed throughout the Caribbean islands.

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So we included a third source, Henderson & Powell’s () book on the Natural History of West Indian Amphibians and Reptiles. This fantastic reference (highly recommended!) gives detailed natural history information and summarizes key features of every anole (and other Caribbean herps) in the Caribbean.

“Represents a rich compendium of information by an extraordinarily insightful biologist with a deep and broad understanding of the diversity of Anolis lizards in the Caribbean.”—Science (AAAS)"In a book both beautifully illustrated and deeply informative, Jonathan Losos, a leader in evolutionary ecology, celebrates and analyzes the diversity of the natural world that the fascinating.

Simon P. Lailvaux and Duncan J. Irschick, "The Evolution of Performance‐Based Male Fighting Ability in Caribbean Anolis Lizards.," The American Naturalistno.

4 (October ): The American Naturalistno. 4 (October ): Cited by: Anolis oculatus, the Dominican anole or eyed anole, is a species of anole lizard.

It is endemic to the Caribbean island of Dominica, where it is found in most environments. The species is found in a diverse range of color forms, which one herpetologist once classified as four subspecies, which most other scientists did not recognise because the forms gradually inter-grade with one : Dactyloidae.

One of the best-studied examples involves Caribbean Anolis lizards. With about species, Anolis has played an important role in the development of ecological theory and has become a model system exemplifying the integration of ecological, evolutionary, and.

Before the appearance of ships, the primary way for Anolis lizards to migrate to a new Caribbean island was to hitchhike on floating logs, which they did only once everyyears or more. But exotic lizards are now colonizing new islands at a rate of about one per year, stowing away in shipments of plants and stores of food.Anolis Lizards shared a link.

March 2 at PM Stan Rand’s Super 8 Film from the Malpelo Expedition Kevin de Queiroz Research Zoologist and Curator of Amphibians and Reptiles National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution This film was made by Austin Stanley Rand (–), a biologist at the Smithsonian Tropical Followers: PO BoxWilmington, DEUSA E-mail: [email protected] Phone: Toll-free in USA or /