motmot-package: Models of trait macroevolution on trees

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motmot provides functions for fitting models of trait evolution on phylogenies for continuous traits. The majority of functions are based around tests of variation in the rates of trait evolution.


Gavin Thomas, Rob Freckleton

Maintainer: Gavin Thomas <[email protected]>


Thomas GH, Freckleton RP, & Szekely T. 2006. Comparative analyses of the influence of developmental mode on phenotypic diversification rates in shorebirds. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 273, 1619-1624.

Thomas GH, Meiri S, & Phillimore AB. 2009. Body size diversification in Anolis: novel environments and island effects. Evolution 63, 2017-2030.

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