Cope's Law of the Unspecialized, Cope's Rule, and weak directionality in evolution

Pasquale Raia, Mikael Fortelius

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Original languageEnglish
JournalEvolutionary Ecology Research
Volume15
Issue number7
Pages (from-to)747-756
Number of pages10
ISSN1522-0613
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • Cope's Rule
  • Cope's Law of the Unspecialized
  • weak directionality
  • body size
  • ecological specialization
  • ECOLOGICAL SPECIALIZATION
  • MASS EXTINCTIONS
  • BODY-SIZE
  • DEAD-END
  • ENVIRONMENTAL-CHANGE
  • TAXONOMIC DIVERSITY
  • COMMUNITY STRUCTURE
  • ADAPTIVE RADIATION
  • SPECIES-DIVERSITY
  • FOSSIL MAMMALS
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology

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