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Biogeographic Implications of Changing Oxygen Levels through Time

  • Peter Ward (a1)

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Changing oxygen values in the past would have changed the potential for gene flow across higher elevations in terrestrial settings. In this brief review I discuss new work showing that intervals of low oxygen (essentially the late Permian through Middle Jurassic) should have caused extreme endemism among terrestrial animals and perhaps plants.

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