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Research Article

Interpreting the Process behind Endemism in China by Integrating the Phylogeography and Ecological Niche Models of the Stachyridopsis ruficeps

  • Huatao Liu,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Wenjuan Wang,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Gang Song,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Yanhua Qu,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Shou-Hsien Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Life Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Jon Fjeldså,

    Affiliation: Center of Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Fumin Lei mail

    leifm@ioz.ac.cn

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Published: October 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046761

About the Authors

Huatao Liu, Wenjuan Wang, Gang Song, Yanhua Qu, Fumin Lei
Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Wenjuan Wang
Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Shou-Hsien Li
Department of Life Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Jon Fjeldså
Center of Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

Corresponding Author

Email: leifm@ioz.ac.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FL HL. Performed the experiments: HL WW. Analyzed the data: HL GS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HL WW. Wrote the paper: HL FL. Provided some samples, gave many valuable suggestions and revised the manuscript: GS YQ SL JF.