Biogeography: Are Tropical Species Less Specialised?

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Species richness increases from the poles to the tropics, which has led to the view that interactions in tropical species are more specialised. A new study on pollinators and seed dispersers finds that tropical interactions are in fact less specialised.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R914-R915
Number of pages2
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number21
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 5 Nov 2012


  • Biogeoraphy
  • Tropical species

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