Science Enabled by Specimen Data

Ortego, J., & Knowles, L. L. (2021). Geographic isolation versus dispersal: Relictual alpine grasshoppers support a model of interglacial diversification with limited hybridization. Molecular Ecology. doi:10.1111/mec.16225 https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16225

Alpine biotas are paradigmatic of the countervailing roles of geographic isolation and dispersal during diversification. In temperate regions, repeated distributional shifts driven by Pleistocene climatic oscillations produced both recurrent pulses of population fragmentation and opportunities for g…

Uludag, A., Aksoy, N., Yazlık, A., Arslan, Z. F., Yazmış, E., Uremis, I., … Brundu, G. (2017). Alien flora of Turkey: checklist, taxonomic composition and ecological attributes. NeoBiota, 35, 61–85. doi:10.3897/neobiota.35.12460 https://doi.org/10.3897/neobiota.35.12460

The paper provides an updated checklist of the alien flora of Turkey with information on its structure. The alien flora of Turkey comprises 340 taxa, among which there are 321 angiosperms, 17 gymnosperms and two ferns. Of the total number of taxa, 228 (68%) are naturalized and 112 (32%) are casual. …