panbiogeograpic related papers
jrg13 at PSU.EDU
Tue Feb 9 12:42:41 CST 1999
Some time ago when I posted a request for any recent papers
relating to panbiogeography I received a number of responses,
including requests for any citations that appered. Below are
listed some papers that came to my attention from responses,
and from other sources.
I have appended my comments for what they are worth.
As some time has passed I may have overlooked responses,
in which case please remined me.
Anyone interested in an extended list of references regarding
panbiogeography can request this from me - but this list is not
represented as being complete or comprehensive.
Crisp, M. D., J. G. West, and H. P. Linder. (in press). Biogeography of
the terrestrial flora. In Flora of Australia. Volume 1.
Introduction. (eds. A. E.
Orchard and H. S. Thompson) pp. 321-367. 2nd ed. CSIRO, Melbourne.
The authors emphasize that the panbiogeographic research program has
been criticised and largely abandoned in favour of cladistic
When challenged on this, the one author admited that there was
no foundation for such a claim.
Despite their emphasis on cladistic biogeography, the authors
biogeography of the flora into a series of standard tracks.
The chapter gives a historical account of the major contributions to
botanical biogeography in Australia - with the noteable exception
Dumont, H. J. (1983). Biogeography of rotifers. Hydrobiologia 104, 19-30.
Author comments on Croizat opening a "violent debate" with publicati=
of panbigoeography, and represents Croizat's view that all
organisms show patterns of
distributions congruent with the vicariance hypothesis. (I am not
aware of this being true).
Kolibac, J. (1998). New Australian Thanerocleridae, with notes on the
of the subtribe Isoclerina Kolibac (Coleoptera: Cleroidea).
Author maps tras-Atlantic and trans-pacific tracks for the group
with explicit application
of the minimal spanning tree technique. The abstract states that
are formulated for the distribution patterns, but there are no
comparisons with other tracks
or nodes, or correlation with earth history features as may be
found in panbiogeographic
approaches. The author interprets the tracks as being in good
presumed dispersal from continental southeast asia to
Comparisons are made between minimum-spanning connections and
phylogenetic relationships. I am not entirely clear about the
who seems to view the question of phylogenetic and geograpahic
being the prioirity of either one over the other. Thus, the author
argues that panbiogeography
provides only one track option while phylogeny gives another,
but I am unable to discern why the "phylogenetic" option would not
from panbiogeographic analysis. So I'm still confused about this one=
Lourenco, W. R. (1998) Panbiogeographie, les distributions disjointes et le
de famille relictuelle chez les scorpions. Biogeographica 74, 133-14=
Author notes that the distribution of some trans-Atlantic patterns
tracks identified by Croizat, and involving the Tethys geosyncline.
Morrone, J. J. and D. Espinosa Organista. (1998). La relevancia de los atlas
biogeogr=E1phicos para la conservaci=F3n de la biodiversidad mexican=
Ciencia 49, 12-16.
Outlines the biogeographic atlas concept through application of
and cladistic methods.
Segers, H. (1996). The biogeography of littoral Lecane Rotifera. Hydrobiolog=
Author suggests that for this group the role of vicariance is
generally subordinate to that of dispersal.
Weston, P. H. and M. D. Crisp. Trans-Pacific biogeographic patterns
in the Proteaceae. In The origin and evolution of Pacific Island bio=
New Guinea to Eastern polynesia: patterns and processes. (A. Keast,
Miller) pp. 215-232. SPB Academic Publishing, Amsterdam, The
Extensive mapping of tracks for this group. The authors note that th=
do not regard standard tracks as compelling evidence for a
of biogeographic history, but they do not comment on whether they
tracks to be any kind of evidence as such. They conclude that the
gondwanic, but not on the basis of panbiogeographic criteria.
The paper is noteable for being the only one in the book that
acknolwedges the existence of panbiogeographic contributions to Paci=
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