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    An evo-devo perspective on diversity and disparity

    Diversity (number of included species) and disparity (extent of morphospace occupied) are indicators of a clade’s success. Many large genera show high diversity with low disparity; others like Euphorbia are highly diverse but also exhibit high disparity. Minelli analyses large plant and animal clades from the point of view of evolutionary developmental biology, focusing on […] More