publication . Article . 2005

Ancient DNA Tells Story of Giant Eagle Evolution

Michael Bunce;
Open Access English
  • Published: 04 Jan 2005 Journal: PLoS Biology, volume 3, issue 1 (issn: 1544-9173, eissn: 1545-7885, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
A phylogenetic analysis reveals the rapid increase in size of a New Zealand eagle, demonstrating the speed at which evolution can act on islands
Subjects
free text keywords: Research Article, Ecology, Evolution, Zoology, Birds, Animals, Body Size, DNA, Eagles, Ecosystem, Molecular, Fossils, Molecular Sequence Data, New Zealand, Paleontology, Research Groups and Centres\Ecology Evolution and Behaviour, Faculty of Science\Biological Science, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Immunology and Microbiology, General Neuroscience, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Food chain, Harpy eagle, biology.organism_classification, biology, Evolutionary change, Ancient DNA, Eagle, biology.animal, Paleogenetics, Paleoecology
Funded by
WT
Project
  • Funder: Wellcome Trust (WT)

Worthy, TH, Holdaway, RN. The lost world of the moa: Prehistoric life of New Zealand. 2002-718

Holdaway, RN, Meyburg, BU, Chancellor, RD. An exploratory phylogenetic analysis of the genera of the Accipitridae, with notes on the biogeograhy of the family. Raptor conservation today. 1994: 601-649

Palkovacs, EP. Explaining adaptive shifts in body size on islands: A life history approach. Oikos. 2003; 103: 37-44 [OpenAIRE]

Cooper, A, Poinar, HN. Ancient DNA: Do it right or not at all. Science. 2000; 289: 1139-1139 [PubMed]

Krajewski, C, King, DG. Molecular divergence and phylogeny: Rates and patterns of cytochrome b evolution in cranes. Mol Biol Evol. 1996; 13: 21-30 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Paxinos, EE, James, HF, Olson, SL, Sorenson, MD, Jackson, J. mtDNA from fossils reveals a radiation of Hawaiian geese recently derived from the Canada goose (Branta canadensis). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002; 99: 1399-1404 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Shapiro, B, Sibthorpe, D, Rambaut, A, Austin, J, Wragg, GM. Flight of the dodo. Science. 2002; 295: 1683-1683 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Arredondo, O, Olson, SL. The great predatory birds of Cuba. Collected papers in avian paleontology honoring the 90th birthday of Alexander Wetmore. 1976: 169-187

Brown, LH, Amadon, D. Eagles, hawks and falcons of the world, Volume 2. 1968-945

Bunce, M, Worthy, TH, Hoppitt, W, Willerslev, E, Drummond, A. Extreme reversed sexual size dimorphism in the extinct New Zealand moa Dinornis. Nature. 2003; 425: 172-175 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Swofford, DL. PAUP*: Phylogenetic analysis using parsimony (* and other methods), version 4 [computer program]. 2001

Drummond, AJ, Rambaut, A. BEAST, version 1.1.2 [computer progam]. Available: http://evolve.zoo.ox.ac.uk/beast/. 2003

Huelsenbeck, JP, Ronquist, F. MrBayes: Bayesian inference of phylogeny. Bioinformatics. 2001; 17: 754-755 [PubMed]

Freckleton, RP, Harvey, PH, Pagel, M. Phylogenetic analysis and comparative data: A test and review of evidence. Am Nat. 2002; 160: 712-726 [OpenAIRE]

Abstract
A phylogenetic analysis reveals the rapid increase in size of a New Zealand eagle, demonstrating the speed at which evolution can act on islands
Subjects
free text keywords: Research Article, Ecology, Evolution, Zoology, Birds, Animals, Body Size, DNA, Eagles, Ecosystem, Molecular, Fossils, Molecular Sequence Data, New Zealand, Paleontology, Research Groups and Centres\Ecology Evolution and Behaviour, Faculty of Science\Biological Science, Biology (General), QH301-705.5, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Immunology and Microbiology, General Neuroscience, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Food chain, Harpy eagle, biology.organism_classification, biology, Evolutionary change, Ancient DNA, Eagle, biology.animal, Paleogenetics, Paleoecology
Funded by
WT
Project
  • Funder: Wellcome Trust (WT)

Worthy, TH, Holdaway, RN. The lost world of the moa: Prehistoric life of New Zealand. 2002-718

Holdaway, RN, Meyburg, BU, Chancellor, RD. An exploratory phylogenetic analysis of the genera of the Accipitridae, with notes on the biogeograhy of the family. Raptor conservation today. 1994: 601-649

Palkovacs, EP. Explaining adaptive shifts in body size on islands: A life history approach. Oikos. 2003; 103: 37-44 [OpenAIRE]

Cooper, A, Poinar, HN. Ancient DNA: Do it right or not at all. Science. 2000; 289: 1139-1139 [PubMed]

Krajewski, C, King, DG. Molecular divergence and phylogeny: Rates and patterns of cytochrome b evolution in cranes. Mol Biol Evol. 1996; 13: 21-30 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Paxinos, EE, James, HF, Olson, SL, Sorenson, MD, Jackson, J. mtDNA from fossils reveals a radiation of Hawaiian geese recently derived from the Canada goose (Branta canadensis). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002; 99: 1399-1404 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Shapiro, B, Sibthorpe, D, Rambaut, A, Austin, J, Wragg, GM. Flight of the dodo. Science. 2002; 295: 1683-1683 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Arredondo, O, Olson, SL. The great predatory birds of Cuba. Collected papers in avian paleontology honoring the 90th birthday of Alexander Wetmore. 1976: 169-187

Brown, LH, Amadon, D. Eagles, hawks and falcons of the world, Volume 2. 1968-945

Bunce, M, Worthy, TH, Hoppitt, W, Willerslev, E, Drummond, A. Extreme reversed sexual size dimorphism in the extinct New Zealand moa Dinornis. Nature. 2003; 425: 172-175 [OpenAIRE] [PubMed]

Swofford, DL. PAUP*: Phylogenetic analysis using parsimony (* and other methods), version 4 [computer program]. 2001

Drummond, AJ, Rambaut, A. BEAST, version 1.1.2 [computer progam]. Available: http://evolve.zoo.ox.ac.uk/beast/. 2003

Huelsenbeck, JP, Ronquist, F. MrBayes: Bayesian inference of phylogeny. Bioinformatics. 2001; 17: 754-755 [PubMed]

Freckleton, RP, Harvey, PH, Pagel, M. Phylogenetic analysis and comparative data: A test and review of evidence. Am Nat. 2002; 160: 712-726 [OpenAIRE]

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publication . Article . 2005

Ancient DNA Tells Story of Giant Eagle Evolution

Michael Bunce;