Toussaint, E.F.A.; Hendrich, L.; Hájek, J.; Michat, M.C.; Panjaitan, R.; Short, A.E.Z.; Balke, M."Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography" (2017) Ecography. 40(4):500-510
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The origin of biodiversity in the Neotropics predominantly stems either from Gondwana breakup or late dispersal events from the Nearctic region. Here, we investigate the biogeography of a diving beetle clade whose distribution encompasses parts of the Oriental region, the Indo-Australian archipelago (IAA) and the Neotropics. We reconstructed a dated molecular phylogeny, inferred diversification dynamics and estimated ancestral areas under different biogeographic assumptions. For the Oriental region and the IAA, we reveal repeated and complex colonization patterns out of Australia, across the major biogeographic lines in the region (e.g. Wallace's Line). The timing of colonization events across the IAA broadly coincides with the proposed timing of the formation of major geographic features in the region. Our phylogenetic hypothesis recovers Neotropical species nested in two derived clades. We recover an origin of the group in the early Eocene about 55 million yr ago, long after the break-up of Gondwana initiated, but before a complete separation of Australia, Antarctica and the Neotropics. When allowing an old Gondwanan ancestor, we reconstruct an intricate pattern of Gondwanan vicariance and trans-Pacific long-distance dispersal from Australia toward the Neotropics. When restricting the ancestral range to more plausible geological area combinations in the Eocene, we infer an Australian origin with two trans-Pacific long-distance dispersal events toward the Neotropics. Our results support on one hand a potential Gondwanan signature associated with regional extinctions in the Cenozoic and with Antarctica serving as a link between Australia and the Neotropics. On the other hand, they also support a trans-Pacific dispersal of these beetles toward the Andean coast in the Oligocene. © 2016 The Authors


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Título:Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography
Autor:Toussaint, E.F.A.; Hendrich, L.; Hájek, J.; Michat, M.C.; Panjaitan, R.; Short, A.E.Z.; Balke, M.
Filiación:Division of Entomology, Biodiversity Inst. and Dept of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States
SNSB-Bavarian State Collection of Zoology, Münchhausenstraße 21, Munich, DE-81247, Germany
GeoBioCenter, Ludwig-Maximilians Univ., Munich, Germany
Dept of Entomology, National Museum, Cirkusová 1740, CZ-193 00 Praha 9, Horní Počernice, Czech Republic
IBBEA-CONICET, Laboratory of Entomology-DBBE_FCEN, Univ. of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dept of Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, State Univ. of Papua (UNIPA), Jalan Gunung Salju Amban, West Papua, Manokwari 98314, Indonesia
Palabras clave:beetle; biodiversity; biogeography; Cenozoic; colonization; dispersal; Eocene; evolutionary biology; Gondwana; Nearctic Region; Neotropical Region; Oligocene; Oriental Region; phylogenetics; phylogeny; vicariance; Andes; Antarctica; Australia; Indonesia; Pacific Ocean; Pacific Rim; Coleoptera; Hygrobiidae
Página de inicio:500
Página de fin:510
Título revista:Ecography
Título revista abreviado:Ecography


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Toussaint, E.F.A., Hendrich, L., Hájek, J., Michat, M.C., Panjaitan, R., Short, A.E.Z., et al. "Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography" . Ecography 40, no. 4 (2017) : 500-510.
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Toussaint, E.F.A., Hendrich, L., Hájek, J., Michat, M.C., Panjaitan, R., Short, A.E.Z., et al. "Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography" . Ecography, vol. 40, no. 4, 2017, pp. 500-510.
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Toussaint, E.F.A., Hendrich, L., Hájek, J., Michat, M.C., Panjaitan, R., Short, A.E.Z., et al. Evolution of Pacific Rim diving beetles sheds light on Amphi-Pacific biogeography. Ecography. 2017;40(4):500-510.