'Moa’s Ark' or 'Goodbye Gondwana': Is the Origin of New Zealand’s Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna Ancient, Recent or Both?

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Title: 'Moa’s Ark' or 'Goodbye Gondwana': Is the Origin of New Zealand’s Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna Ancient, Recent or Both?
Author: Giribet, Gonzalo; Boyer, Sarah L.

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Citation: Giribet, Gonzalo, and Sarah L. Boyer. 2010. 'Moa’s Ark' or 'Goodbye Gondwana': Is the Origin of New Zealand’s Terrestrial Invertebrate Fauna Ancient, Recent or Both? Invertebrate Systematics 24, no. 1: 1-8.
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Abstract: Evaluating the hypothesis of New Zealand’s total submersion during the Oligocene requires the strictest tests, including sound phylogenetic data and dating of phylogenies. Although New Zealand has been traditionally considered to host ancient biota that originated by vicariance after it separated from Australia ~80 Mya, the ancient origins of its biota have been recently questioned, with some authors even suggesting that all current land organisms had to arrive to the islands after it re-emerged from the ocean 22 million years ago. Here we examine examples of short-range endemic soil-dwelling invertebrates and find compelling evidence that at least some of them are the result of old lineages that diversified in New Zealand before the hypothesised submersion event 22 million year ago. We conclude that New Zealand indeed has old lineages as well as recently diversified lineages and compare this situation with that of other more stable areas of the Neotropics.
Published Version: doi:10.1071/IS10009
Other Sources: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sarah_Boyer/publication/232659259_%27Moa%27s_Ark%27_or_%27Goodbye_Gondwana%27_is_the_origin_of_New_Zealand%27s_terrestrial_invertebrate_fauna_ancient_recent_or_both/links/0fcfd50893c0b76f88000000
Citable link to this page: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:27755260
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