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Secondary contact in the European wall lizard

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A critical mechanism underpinning current biological diversity is the extent to which one species mates with, or avoids mating with, another. However, little is known about the factors that mediate hybridisation, especially during the initial and rarely observed stages of secondary contact when interspecific interactions have not responded to selection. In particular, whilst hybridisation is ultimately a behavioural phenomenon, the role of behaviour in mediating hybridisation and how it is...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Edward Grey Insititute
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology

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Supervisor
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:664d8615-7980-4e10-89b0-785cd7e7f0e3
Local pid:
ora:9609

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