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Phylogenetic structure of communities between temperate and tropical regions: Exploring patterns through literature datasets

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Author(s):
Martins, Clarissa Araujo [1, 2] ; Silveira, Mauricio [1] ; Saito, Victor S. [3] ; Costa-Pereira, Raul [4, 5] ; Moreira Sugai, Larissa Sayuri [4, 5] ; Pays, Olivier [2] ; Roque, Fabio de Oliveira [1, 6, 7]
Total Authors: 7
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed Mato Grosso do Sul, Programa Posgrad Ecol & Conservacao, Campo Grande, MS - USA
[2] Univ Angers, UMR 6554, CNRS, LETG Angers, Angers - France
[3] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Ciencias Ambientais, Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[4] Univ Estadual Paulista UNESP, Inst Biociencias, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[5] Univ Estadual Paulista Unesp, Programa Posgrad Ecol & Biodiversidade, Rio Claro, SP - Brazil
[6] James Cook Univ, Ctr Trop Environm & Sustainabil Sci, Cairns - Australia
[7] James Cook Univ, Coll Sci & Engn, Cairns - Australia
Total Affiliations: 7
Document type: Journal article
Source: ACTA OECOLOGICA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY; v. 91, p. 30-34, AUG 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

Latitudinal patterns of diversity are one of the most striking large-scale biological phenomena and several by potheses have been proposed to explain them. Using data from literature-surveys we investigated how phylo genetic patterns in microorganisms, plants, and, metazoans communities differ between the tropical and temperate regions and then explored possible ecological and evolutionary process that could shape such patterns Using the Net Relatedness Index, we analyzed data from 1486 biological communities, collected in 32 article: that considered the phylogenetic structure of biological communities. We found a pattern of phylogenetie clustering in both regions for microorganisms, while for plants we found phylogenetic clustering in temperate regions and phylogenetic overdispersion in the tropics. We did not detect a clear pattern of clustering cm overdispersion in tropical or temperate regions in metazoans. From these patterns we explore different ecological and evolutionary processes that have shaped these communities over space and time. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/24532-4 - Unraveling the drivers of community assembly: the interaction between predation and competition
Grantee:Victor Satoru Saito
Support type: Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 14/20924-5 - Revisiting the diversity paradox: does intraspecific ecological variation facilitate species coexistence?
Grantee:Raul Costa Pereira
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 13/20540-0 - Process in metacommunities: ecological, evolutive and spatial factors structuring aquatic macroinvertebrates communities
Grantee:Victor Satoru Saito
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 15/25316-6 - Acoustic signaling assemblages: Structuring processes and implications for community assembly
Grantee:Larissa Sayuri Moreira Sugai
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 16/14611-0 - Unraveling commonness and rarity through modern coexistence theory and priority effect: coupling micro and macro scale approaches
Grantee:Victor Satoru Saito
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate