Survival of Western Pygmy possums in arid environments

Western pigmy possum

Do western Pygmy possums show genetic evidence of selection for enhanced survival in arid environments that may be useful for predictive translocations ahead of climate change impacts?

Researcher Steve Donnellan

Courtesy: SA Museum

Supervisors

Professor Steve Donnellan

Co-supervisors: Dr Kyle Armstrong - bat biology and systematics, bioacoustics | Dr Terry Bertozzi - bioinformatics, molecular evolution

Research area: Systematics, biogeography, phylogeography and molecular ecology

Recommended honours enrolment: Honours in Evolution and Palaeobiology

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