N. M. Nürk
Yale University
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#1N. M. Nürk (Yale University)
#2Hans Peter Linder (UZH: University of Zurich)H-Index: 32
Last.Michael D. Pirie (University of Bergen)H-Index: 20
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Understanding how and why rates of evolutionary diversification vary is a central issue in evolutionary biology and ecology. The concept of adaptive radiation has attracted much interest, but is metaphorical and verbal in nature, making it difficult to quantitatively compare different evolutionary lineages or geographic regions. In addition, the causes of evolutionary stasis are relatively neglected. Here we review the central concepts in the evolutionary diversification literature and bring the...