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Understanding Temporal Variation in Primate Communities: Integrating Data from Extant & Fossil Species

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The project seeks to examine primate community phylogenetic and trait structure across space and through time with abiotic and biotic factors suggested to cause the changing distributions and adaptations of primate species.  

The project seeks to examine primate community phylogenetic and trait structure across space and through time with abiotic and biotic factors suggested to cause the changing distributions and adaptations of primate species.  The research will assess whether or not community-level characteristics (e.g. phylogenetic and trait structure, etc.) are correlated with modern and past climatic variation within and across biogeographic regions and continents.

Funding Source:
  • National Science Foundation
Kaye Reed, Arizona State University School of Human Evolution and Social Change