Ecological Specialization in Fossil Mammals Explains Cope's Rule

P. Raia, F. Carotenuto, F. Passaro, D. Fulgione, M. Fortelius

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Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume179
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)328-337
Number of pages10
ISSN0003-0147
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • Cope's rule
  • Bergmann's rule
  • mammals
  • ecological specialization
  • range size
  • body size
  • BODY-SIZE EVOLUTION
  • MOLECULAR PHYLOGENIES
  • CRETACEOUS MOLLUSKS
  • SPECIES OCCUPANCY
  • EXTINCTION RISK
  • MESOZOIC BIRDS
  • ACTIVE TRENDS
  • DIVERSITY
  • HISTORY
  • RECORD
  • 1171 Geosciences
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology

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Raia, P. ; Carotenuto, F. ; Passaro, F. ; Fulgione, D. ; Fortelius, M. / Ecological Specialization in Fossil Mammals Explains Cope's Rule. In: American Naturalist. 2012 ; Vol. 179, No. 3. pp. 328-337.
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Raia, P, Carotenuto, F, Passaro, F, Fulgione, D & Fortelius, M 2012, 'Ecological Specialization in Fossil Mammals Explains Cope's Rule', American Naturalist, vol. 179, no. 3, pp. 328-337. https://doi.org/10.1086/664081

Ecological Specialization in Fossil Mammals Explains Cope's Rule. / Raia, P.; Carotenuto, F.; Passaro, F.; Fulgione, D.; Fortelius, M.

In: American Naturalist, Vol. 179, No. 3, 2012, p. 328-337.

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