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Research Article

Global Gradients in Vertebrate Diversity Predicted by Historical Area-Productivity Dynamics and Contemporary Environment

  • Walter Jetz mail,

    walter.jetz@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Paul V. A. Fine

    Affiliation: Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: March 27, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001292

About the Authors

Walter Jetz
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Paul V. A. Fine
Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: walter.jetz@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: WJ PF. Performed the experiments: WJ PF. Analyzed the data: WJ PF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WJ PF. Wrote the paper: WJ PF.