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40 years of evolution : Darwin's finches on Daphne Major Island / Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant.

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Author/Creator:
Grant, Peter R., 1936- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2014
Copyright date:
2014
Publication:
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Copyright notice:
©2014
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxii, 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Title Variation:
Forty years of evolution
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-387) and index.
Contents:
  • Speciation, adaptive radiation, and evolution
  • Daphne finches : a question of size
  • Heritable variation
  • Natural selection and evolution
  • Breeding ecology and fitness
  • A potential competitor arrives on Daphne
  • Competition and character displacement
  • Hybridization
  • Variation and introgression
  • Long-term trends in hybridization
  • Long-term trends in natural selection
  • Speciation
  • Speciation by introgressive hybridization
  • The future of finches on Daphne
  • Themes and issues
  • Generalization
  • Epilogue
  • Appendixes. Appendix 1.1. Daphne plants ; Appendix 1.2. Measurements of finches ; Appendix 1.3. Other species of Darwin's finches ; Appendix 3.1. Mapping breeding locations ; Appendix 3.2. Annual changes in measurements ; Appendix 5.1. Extra-pair mating ; Appendix 5.2. Visitors and predation ; Appendix 9.1. Variation and mortality ; Appendix 10.1. On the dangers of extrapolation ; Appendix 10.2. Plumage ; Appendix 11.1. Samples of measurements for selection analyses ; Appendix 13.1. Identification of breeders ; Appendix 17.1. Nestling beak color polymorphism.
Contributor:
Grant, B. Rosemary, author.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780691160467
0691160465

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