Advertisement
Research Article

Evaluating the Significance of Paleophylogeographic Species Distribution Models in Reconstructing Quaternary Range-Shifts of Nearctic Chelonians

  • Dennis Rödder equal contributor mail,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dennis Rödder, A. Michelle Lawing

    d.roedder.zfmk@uni-bonn.de

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • A. Michelle Lawing equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Dennis Rödder, A. Michelle Lawing

    Affiliation: National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

    X
  • Morris Flecks,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Faraham Ahmadzadeh,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Johannes Dambach,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Jan O. Engler,

    Affiliations: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany, Department of Biogeography, Trier University, Trier, Germany

    X
  • Jan Christian Habel,

    Affiliation: Department of Biogeography, Trier University, Trier, Germany

    X
  • Timo Hartmann,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • David Hörnes,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Flora Ihlow,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Kathrin Schidelko,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • Darius Stiels,

    Affiliation: Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany

    X
  • P. David Polly

    Affiliation: Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

    X
  • Published: October 09, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072855

About the Authors

Dennis Rödder, Morris Flecks, Faraham Ahmadzadeh, Johannes Dambach, Jan O. Engler, Timo Hartmann, David Hörnes, Flora Ihlow, Kathrin Schidelko, Darius Stiels
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Bonn, Germany
A. Michelle Lawing
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
Jan O. Engler, Jan Christian Habel
Department of Biogeography, Trier University, Trier, Germany
P. David Polly
Department of Geological Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: d.roedder.zfmk@uni-bonn.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DR AML PDP. Performed the experiments: DR AML MF PDP. Analyzed the data: DR AML MF FA JD JOE JCH TH DH FI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DR AML KS DS. Wrote the paper: DR AML JCH PDP.