J Melville

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Evolutionary origins and diversification of dragon lizards in Australia's tropical savannas
    J Melville
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:257-70. 2011
  2. ncbi Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards
    Jane Melville
    Department of Natural Sciences, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:557-63. 2006
  3. ncbi Historical biogeography, phylogenetic relationships and intraspecific diversity of agamid lizards in the Central Asian deserts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
    Jane Melville
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:99-112. 2009
  4. ncbi A molecular phylogenetic study of ecological diversification in the Australian lizard genus Ctenophorus
    J Melville
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Exp Zool 291:339-53. 2001
  5. ncbi Diversification patterns of pebble-mimic dragons are consistent with historical disruption of important habitat corridors in arid Australia
    L P Shoo
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:528-42. 2008
  6. ncbi Molecular phylogenetic evidence for ancient divergence of lizard taxa on either side of Wallace's Line
    James A Schulte
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:597-603. 2003
  7. ncbi Evidence of constrained phenotypic evolution in a cryptic species complex of agamid lizards
    Katie L Smith
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Evolution 65:976-92. 2011

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Evolutionary origins and diversification of dragon lizards in Australia's tropical savannas
    J Melville
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 58:257-70. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi Intercontinental community convergence of ecology and morphology in desert lizards
    Jane Melville
    Department of Natural Sciences, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:557-63. 2006
    ..This result indicates that in these desert lizards, deterministic adaptive evolution shapes community patterns and overrides the historical contingencies unique to particular lineages...
  3. ncbi Historical biogeography, phylogenetic relationships and intraspecific diversity of agamid lizards in the Central Asian deserts of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
    Jane Melville
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, GPO Box 666, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 53:99-112. 2009
    ..Intensification of aridity and geologic events in the Plio-Pleistocene and Quaternary glacial cycling probably had a significant influence on intraspecific diversification patterns within Phrynocephalus...
  4. ncbi A molecular phylogenetic study of ecological diversification in the Australian lizard genus Ctenophorus
    J Melville
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    J Exp Zool 291:339-53. 2001
    ..Ctenophorus appears to have undergone extensive cladogenesis approximately 10-12 million years ago, with all three major ecological modes being established at that time...
  5. ncbi Diversification patterns of pebble-mimic dragons are consistent with historical disruption of important habitat corridors in arid Australia
    L P Shoo
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:528-42. 2008
    ..Additional genetic structuring in the absence of recognized barriers suggests that an expanded view of potential habitat barriers in the arid zone is required...
  6. ncbi Molecular phylogenetic evidence for ancient divergence of lizard taxa on either side of Wallace's Line
    James A Schulte
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:597-603. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Evidence of constrained phenotypic evolution in a cryptic species complex of agamid lizards
    Katie L Smith
    Department of Sciences, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia
    Evolution 65:976-92. 2011
    ..Our study illustrates the utility of using a combination of phylogenetic, morphological, and ecological data to investigate evolutionary mechanisms maintaining cryptic species...