[Taxacom] Help on a literature reference

Jody Haynes jody at plantapalm.com
Mon Mar 17 10:32:19 CDT 2008

That is an interesting concept. Out of curiosity, how does one go about 
estimating the overall speciation rate of one region compared to another, 
and is this actual or potential speciation?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Haveman, Rense" <Rense.Haveman at wur.nl>
To: <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 9:06 AM
Subject: [Taxacom] Help on a literature reference

> Dear Taxacomers,
> Some time ago I've read a paper in which it was stated that - forgive me
> the unaccurateness of my phrase - conservation of biodiversity should
> target the conservation of regions with a high overall speciation rate,
> instead of regions with a high species diversity. Somehow I managed to
> remember the message, but stupidly I forgot where I've read it. So,
> please, can anyone bring some light in my darkness?
> Thanks in advance,
> Rense Haveman
> Alterra - Centre for Ecosystem Studies
> Wageningen University and Research Centre - The Netherlands
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