Honeycreeper phylogeny

Honeycreeper phylogeny

A phylogeny for some of the many species of Hawaiian honeycreeper. These species descended from a single species of finch in the last ten million years. Figure 14 from Steve Olson (2004) Evolution in Hawaii: A Supplement to Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science. The National Academies Press: Washington, D.C. (Paintings copyright H. Douglas Pratt, The Hawaiian Honeycreepers: Drepanidinae. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Diagram adapted from T.J. Givnish and K.J. Sytsma, eds., Molecular Evolution and Adaptive Radiation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.)