List of Figures Preface Author Chapter 1 Theoretical Background Chapter 2 Historical Background Chapter 3 The Neotropical Region Chapter 4 The Mexican Transition Zone Chapter 5 The Antillean Subregion Chapter 6 The Brazilian Subregion Chapter 7 The Chacoan Subregion Chapter 8 The South American Transition Zone Epilogue References Index
Juan J. Morrone is full professor of Biogeography, Systematics and Comparative Biology at the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico. He works on phylogenetic systematics of weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and evolutionary biogeography and regionalization of the Neotropical and Andean regions. He joined the Museo de Zoologia "Alfonso L. Herrera" of the Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico in 1998, after working for some years at the Museo de La Plata, Universidad Nacional de La Plata (UNLP), Argentina, where he obtained his PhD degree.ã He is Member of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias, Fellow of the Willi Hennig Society, and Research Associate of the American Museum of Natural History and the Buffalo Museum of Science. He has authored 270 scientific papers and authored or edited 29 books on evolutionary biogeography, phylogenetic systematics, biogeographic regionalization, biodiversity conservation and evolution.
"This is classic biogeography, and while not one to read from cover to cover, it belongs on the bookshelf of anyone working in this region." -- Markus Eichhorn, Frontiers of Biogeography, June 2017