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Evolutionary Community Ecology

Mark A. McPeek


This book develops a unified framework for understanding the structure of ecological community and the dynamics of natural selection that shape the evolution of the species inhabiting them. All species engage in interactions with many other species, and these interactions regulate their abundance, define their trajectories of natural selection, and shape their movement decisions. This book synthesizes the ecological and evolutionary dynamics generated by species interactions that structure local biological communities and regional metacommunities. The book explores the ecological performance c ... More

Keywords: natural selection, speciation, ecological community, species interaction, invasibility, coexistence, metacommunity, evolution, interaction network, species

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780691088778
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691088778.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark A. McPeek, author
Dartmouth College