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dc.contributor.author Hull, Joshua en
dc.contributor.author Girman, Derek J. en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T19:26:04Z en
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T19:26:04Z en
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.citation Hull , J. and D.J. Girman . 2005.Effects of Holocene climate change on the historical demography of migrating sharp-shinned hawks (Accipiter striatus velox) in North America . Molecular Ecology , 14:159-170. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.1/1548 en
dc.description The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com. en
dc.description.abstract DNA sequences of the mitochondrial control region were analysed from 298 individual sharpshinned hawks (Accipiter striatus velox) sampled at 12 different migration study sites across North America. The control region proved to be an appropriate genetic marker for identification of continental-scale population genetic structure and for determining the historical demography of population units. These data suggest that sharp-shinned hawks sampled at migration sites in North America are divided into distinct eastern and western groups. The eastern group appears to have recently expanded in response to the retreat of glacial ice at the end of the last glacial maximum. The western group appears to have been strongly effected by the Holocene Hypsithermal dry period, with molecular evidence indicating the most recent expansion following this mid-Holocene climatic event 7000–5000 years before present. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Molecular Ecology en
dc.subject Accipiter striatus en
dc.subject climate change en
dc.subject Hypsithermal en
dc.subject mitochondrial DNA en
dc.subject population bottleneck en
dc.subject raptor en
dc.title Effects of Holocene climate change on the historical demography of migrating sharp-shinned hawks ( Accipiter striatus velox ) in North America en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.journal Molecular Ecology en
dc.contributor.sonomaauthor Girman, Derek J. en


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