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Biogeography of Islands

Islands historically important in biogeography

Galapagos

East Indies

Hooker

Sherwin Carlquist: plant specialist on Hawaii and other Pacific islands

South Pacific

Biogeography of Islands

Islands biologically important in biogeography

2. Island Biogeography

Identifying and quantifying the factors that control 3 phenonmena:

rate of island immigration rate of island extinction number of species per island

Biogeography of Islands

Islands biologically important in biogeography

1. Dispersal biology

Nature of island biota: how it differs from that of the source-area, and the nature of adaptations of the successful immigrants that permitted them to reach and colonize the island

Biogeography of Islands

Islands biologically important in biogeography

3. Adaptive radiations

Processes of evolutionary change by which immigrant species diversify and radiate to occupy ecological niches that on the mainland are normally occupied by other groups

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