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Bioécologie

Florida lizards evolve rapidly, within 15 years and 20 generations

29 Octobre 2014,

Publié par Bioécologie

Stuart, Y.E., T.S. Campbell, P.A. Hohenlohe, R.G. Reynolds, L.J. Revell, and J.B. Losos. 2014. Rapid evolution of a native species following invasion by a congener. Science, 346: 463-466. DOI: 10.1126/science.1257008. [link, pdf]

Native green anoles (left) have evolved better gripping feet in response to an invasion of brown anoles (right) on islands in Florida. Credit: Todd Campbell and Adam Algar.

Native green anoles (left) have evolved better gripping feet in response to an invasion of brown anoles (right) on islands in Florida. Credit: Todd Campbell and Adam Algar.

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