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Historical biogeography of the neotropical Diaptomidae (Crustacea: Copepoda)

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Perbiche-Neves, Gilmar [1] ; Previattelli, Daniel [1] ; Pie, Marcio R. [2] ; Duran, Andressa [2] ; Suarez-Morales, Eduardo [3] ; Boxshall, Geoffrey A. [4] ; Nogueira, Marcos G. [5] ; da Rocha, Carlos E. F. [1]
Total Authors: 8
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Zool, IB, BR-05508900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Parana, Dept Zool, Lab Dinam Evolut & Sistemas Complexos, BR-81531990 Curitiba, Parana - Brazil
[3] El Colegio Frontera Sur ECOSUR, Unidad Chetumal, Chetmal 77014, Quintana Roo - Mexico
[4] Nat Hist Museum, Dept Life Sci, London SW7 5BD - England
[5] Univ Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Dept Zool, BR-18618970 Botucatu, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 5
Document type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Zoology; v. 11, MAY 1 2014.
Web of Science Citations: 6

Introduction: Diaptomid copepods are prevalent throughout continental waters of the Neotropics, yet little is known about their biogeography. In this study we investigate the main biogeographical patterns among the neotropical freshwater diaptomid copepods using Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE) based on species records within ecoregions. In addition, we assess potential environmental correlates and limits for species richness. Results: PAE was efficient in identifying general areas of endemism. Moreover, only ecoregion area showed a significant correlation with diaptomid species richness, although climatic factors were shown to provide possible upper limits to the species richness in a given ecoregion. Conclusion: The main patterns of endemism in neotropical freshwater diaptomid copepods are highly congruent with other freshwater taxa, suggesting a strong historical signal in determining the distribution of the family in the Neotropics. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/18358-3 - Copepoda Cyclopoida (Crustacea) associate with macrophytes in ''La Plata'' River Basin (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay): a taxonomic and molecular approach
Grantee:Gilmar Perbiche Neves
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 09/00014-6 - Limnological studies of large reservoirs of the River de la Plata Basin (Brazil, Argentine, Paraguay and Uruguay): a spatial geographical approach and the influence of present and historical processes
Grantee:Marcos Gomes Nogueira
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 08/02015-7 - Planktonic microcrustaceans (Cladocera and Copepoda) in reservoirs and lotic stretches of the La Plata Basin (Brazil, Argentine, Paraguay and Uruguay): taxonomy, geographical distribution and ecological attributes
Grantee:Gilmar Perbiche Neves
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate