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- Torres-Romero, Erik Joaquín; Varela, Sara; Fisher, Jason T.; Olalla-Tárraga, Miguel Á.
- Acta oecologica 2017 v.82 pp. 10-15
- Palaearctic region; biogeography; body size; climate; climate change; geographical distribution; life history; litter size; longevity; mammals; species diversity; Arctic region
- ... Climate has played a key role in shaping the geographic patterns of biodiversity. The imprint of Quaternary climatic fluctuations is particularly evident on the geographic distribution of Holarctic faunas, which dramatically shifted their ranges following the alternation of glacial-interglacial cycles during the Pleistocene. Here, we evaluate the existence of differences between climatically stabl ...