Contributions to Zoology, 68 (1) 3-18 (1998)

Fitting macroevolutionary models to phylogenies: an example using vertebrate body sizes

Arne Ø. Mooers , Dolph Schluter

Institute for Systematics and Population Biology, University of Amsterdam, P.O. Box 94766, 1090 GT Amsterdam, The

Department of Zoology and Centre for Biodiversity Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z4

Keywords: Brownian motion, macroevolution, maximum likelihood, phylogenies, vertebrate body size, Evolution